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Sloops and frigates were the light and heavy cruisers of the sailing ship era, and
were the most powerful types possessed by the United States until after the War
of 1812. Although, as previously noted, the early American frigates were the ...
To attack an enemy's Ocean shipping or to convoy our own, we must have “well
armed, fast sailing frigates and smaller cruisers.” Considering their power, such
vessels “would be much less costly” to maintain than gunboats. And they would ...
That a fleet of frigates and seventy-fours cruising somewhere beyond the horizon
could effectively defend a long seaboard was utterly beyond the comprehension
of the men of 1812. William W. Bibb of Georgia voiced a thought probably in the ...
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A basic review of the process of creating an American Navy. Not inspiring, in my opinion. There have been several livelier books written on this topic since. The original book was published in 1939. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
Chart and Compass
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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