Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution

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Courier Dover Publications, 2002 - History - 224 pages
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This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, David Bushnell's "sub-marine" vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.
  

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Coggins's 1969 volume is chock-full of facts about the naval aspects of the revolution. The detailed text is profusely illustrated with drawings, maps, and diagrams. A very thorough, accessible treatise. ... Read full review

Contents

introduction
11
c5? the Beginning
23
Chapter H The Warship
31
Shipbuilding and Ttyair
43
Ualor at Ualcour Island
57
Chapter S The Privateers
65
TheTrisonJfulks
79
Twisting the fion s Tail
85
Tactics ignals and Maneuvers
123
ZNjaval Ordnance
147
feril on the Penobscot
163
Jjfe Aboard hip
169
Qhips ofthf Continental 3avy
203
glossary
212
Sndex
220
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Defeat on the Delaware
97

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