John Woodward Philip

John Woodward Philip

(August 26, 1840 – June 30, 1900), American naval officer.

Feb. 5th, 1866

At midnight last night, having run up our distance, we came to anchor off the entrance to the harbor of Ambong to wait for daylight.

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Feb. 6th, 1866

At eight o’clock we fired a couple of heavy guns (for moral effect on the natives) and, getting under way, steamed out of the harbor

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