Sailing Warships of the US Navy

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Naval Institute Press, 2001 - History - 224 pages
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This large-format volume offers a fresh perspective on the American sailing Navy.
 

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Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
7
The Frigates Constitution United States President
23
Subscription Navybuilt and Captured Frigates 17981815
49
The Gradual Increase Frigates 18161861
64
The Ships of the Line
87
The Sloops of War 17981831
114
American Sloops of War 18371855
140
Brigs and Schooners 17981843
166
Vessels on the Northern Lakes
189
Galleys
195
Dimensions and Sizes of Materials for Building a Frigate
204
Bibliography
218
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About the author (2001)

Donald L. Canney is a historian and author of eight books. He specializes in 19th century naval history and the transition from sail to steam power. Don was registrar for the U.S. Coast Guard national museum program until retiring in 2006.

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