It took six officers from the 60th Precinct to get him under control.
Seventy prisoners took over four and three divisions, taking 15 officers hostage.
The forward third of the ship sank in 265 feet of water, taking 36 officers and men with it.
At that, it took three officers to subdue the raving man.
He says: "Take two officers, came on at the same time, done pretty much the same work.
Take two more off-duty officers with you and a crew.
He would be allowed to take three officers, his surgeon, and twelve servants.
It can take eight officers to restrain a person in this condition.
In one week the Brazilians had taken 14,700 troops, 800 officers and two generals.
It had taken six officers and a flying tackle to finally neutralize the threat.