The First Cruise of the United States Frigate Essex: With a Short Account of Her Origin, and Subsequent Career Until Captured by the British in 1814, and Her Ultimate Fate
Essex Institute, 1870 - 108 pages
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able seamen Admiral appointed April arrived August Bainbridge Batavia board the Essex boats Boston Brig Cape Capt Captain captured Carpenter carronades command Commodore Congress convoy crew cruise December deck EDWARD PREBLE fathoms flag Fleet fore gave chase George George Gardner guns harbor honor to inform hope inst Island James January John John Shattuck join Joseph Joseph Waters July June Lapwing letter Lieut Lieutenant March March 25 marines masts Midshipman mizzen Mustered the ship's NAVY DEPARTMENT Newport November obedient servant officers ordinary seamen Phebe Philadelphia Phipps Porter pounders Purser ready for sea received recruiting respect rigging Sailing Master Salem Samuel Secretary sent September Ship Essex ship's company shore signal Sir George Young Spoke Spritsail staysail Straits Straits of Sunda Strong gales Thomas U. S. FRIGATE ESSEX U. S. Ship United vessels weather William wind windward yard York