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USS Somers (1842): Quiz


Question 1: Navy ship to undergo a mutiny which led to ________.
TortureCapital punishmentStoningReligion and capital punishment

Question 2: She remained there during a naval court of inquiry which investigated the mutiny and the subsequent ________ and execution.
Judge Advocate General's CorpsCourt-martialMilitaryDesertion

Question 3: On the passage to the ________, the officers noticed a steady worsening of morale.
CaribbeanNorth AmericaAmericasLatin America

Question 4: Somers reached St. Thomas on 5 December and returned to ________ on 14 December.
MassachusettsNew YorkNew JerseyConnecticut

Question 5: Somers was launched by the ________ on 16 April 1842 and commissioned on 12 May 1842 with Commander Alexander Slidell Mackenzie in command.
DUMBO, BrooklynBrooklynFulton Ferry, BrooklynBrooklyn Navy Yard

Question 6: The next day, Commander Mackenzie headed for the Virgin Islands hoping to meet Vandalia at St. Thomas before returning to ________.
MassachusettsNew YorkConnecticutNew Jersey

Question 7: The story of the "Somers Affair" and the subsequent trial was dramatized in the penultimate episode of the sixth season of the television series ________.
A Skylit DriveJaguar (disambiguation)Jacksonville JaguarsJAG

Question 8: On 26 November 1842, Mackenzie arrested Midshipman Philip Spencer, the son of Secretary of War John C. Spencer, and accused him of inciting ________.
MutinyAmsterdamWorld War IUnited Kingdom

Question 9: The second USS Somers was a brig in the United States Navy during the ________, infamous for being the only U.S.
Spanish‚ÄďAmerican WarAmerican Civil WarPhilippine‚ÄďAmerican WarMexican‚ÄďAmerican War

Question 10: After calls at ________, Tenerife, and Praia, looking for Vandalia, Somers arrived at Monrovia, Liberia, on 10 November and learned that the frigate had already sailed for home.
AzoresMadeiraSaint HelenaPortugal


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