Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843

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Century Company, 1929 - Sailors - 324 pages
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Covers the life of David Porter from the time he stowed away on a Danish brig at seventeen through his service in the U.S. Navy and Mexican Navy. Information is taken from records in the archives of the Navy Dept. Library, the Commodore's personal journal, and a book by his son, the Admiral David Dixon Porter.

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CHAPTER TlOt I A Son of the Sea
Picaroon and Corsair
Prison and Quarterdeck

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