The Life and Character of Stephen Decatur: Late Commodore and Post-captain in the Navy of the United States, and Navy-commissioner, Interspersed with Brief Notices of the Origin, Progress, and Achievements of the American Navy ...
Clark & Lyman, 1821 - 378 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
accomplished achievements admiration Algiers Ameri American commerce American Navy American Republic American squadron amongst ardent armed ships army Bainbridge Barron Bashaw batteries Biddle boats bondage bosom brig Britain Capt Captain captured Chesapeake citizens Comm command commenced Commodore conquered consul contest countrymen courage crew death Deca deck discharge duty Endymion enemy enemy's entered Essex exalted excited fame father flag frigate United gallant glory Gun-boats guns Gurriere harbour Hardy heart hero honour Hornet immense Intrepid Jones Ketch knew Lieut Lieutenant Macdonough Macedonian Mahometans Mediterranean Mediterranean squadron ment Midshipman naval force naval officers naval power Naval Register naval warfare negociate New-London New-York noble ocean officers and seamen ordered patriotic peace period Philadelphia port Post-Captains Preble prisoners prize reader received sailed scene Schooners skill sloop sloop of war splendid Stephen Decatur superior tion Tripoli Tripolitans Truxton Turkish Crescent Turks vessels victory whole wounded writer