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Larger, similarly rigged ships, rating twenty- eight to forty-four guns, mounted on
one or two decks, were known as frigates. Sloops and frigates were the light and
heavy cruisers of the sailing ship era, and were the most powerful types ...
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 ...
68 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 181 2. William W. Bibb of Georgia voiced a thought
probably in ...
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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 i
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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