Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2002 - History - 224 pages
This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, David Bushnell's "sub-marine" vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.
 

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Coggins's 1969 volume is chock-full of facts about the naval aspects of the revolution. The detailed text is profusely illustrated with drawings, maps, and diagrams. A very thorough, accessible treatise. Read full review

Contents

Chapter
9
77
17
The Treaty of Paris Territorial Readjustments after Seven Years War Strength of Royal
23
The Warship
31
Ualor at Ualcour Ssland
57
The Prison Jfulks
79
Twisting the JionsTail
85
Defeat on the Delaware
97
Chapter H Tactics ignals and Waneuvers 723
132
D6staing and Disappointment
141
Ohips of the Continental Javy
203
glossary
212
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