What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
The Steam Navy of the United States: A History of the Growth of the Steam ...
Frank Marion Bennett,Robert Weir
No preview available - 2015
3d Asst appointed April armor battery boat boilers Boston Boston Navy Yard built cadet engineers Captain Charles Chief Engineer coal Commander commission Commodore Confederate Congress construction Constructor contract crew cruise cruiser cylinders deck diameter Died duty enemy engineer corps engineer-in-chief Engr Ericsson feet fire fleet frigate George gunboats guns Hampton Roads Haswell hour hull hundred inches iron iron-clad Isherwood James John John Ericsson July June Kittery knots Lieutenant machinery marine Melville Merrimac Mississippi monitors Naval Academy naval engineers Navy Department Philadelphia port propeller rank Rear Admiral Retired list river sails Sassacus screw Second Assistant Engineer Secretary Sept service Resigned ship shot sloop-of-war Sold speed squadron Steam Engineering steamer Stimers Third Assistant Engineer tion torpedo trial U. S. Navy Union Iron vessel Wampanoag Washington navy yard William York Navy Yard
Page 75 - I HOLD every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 423 - Oh ! be swift, my soul, to answer Him ! be jubilant, my feet ! Our God is marching on. In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me : As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Page 201 - Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible, swift sword. His truth is marching on.
Page 944 - And on that cheek, and o'er that brow, So soft, so calm, yet eloquent, The smiles that win, the tints that glow, But tell of days in goodness spent, A mind at peace with all below, A heart whose love is innocent ! THE HARP THE MONARCH MINSTREL SWEPT.
Page 945 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Page 245 - I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel: As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel, Since God is marching on.
Page 8 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquered Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Page 251 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.