Rise of American Naval Power
Attempts to assemble the historic pattern of contributing factors which shaped the course of American naval development from 1776 to 1918.
Originally published in 1966.
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But this opposition, while delaying action for weeks, could not prevent the
adoption and execution of measures resulting in the creation of the Continental
Navy.” The operations of this Navy reflected opportunistic adjustments to
planted, the deep-sea operations of the Continental and State navies. Privateers,
as their name suggests, were privately owned war vessels, sailing under licenses
issued by a belligerent government. Hundreds of such vessels were fitted out ...
display of force upon the sea would enhance the prestige of the United States; it
would “procure us respect in Europe"; and it would “arm the federal head [the
Continental Congress] with the safest of all the instruments of coercion over its ...
*Journals of the Continental Congress (Library of Congress ed., 1904–1937), Vol
. XXIX, pp. 842–4; and see William Jay, The Life of John Jay (1833), Vol. I, pp.
202-3. *Jay to John Adams, Nov. 1, 1785, Diplomatic Correspondence of 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