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 qsub-marineq vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.125 tabular code, 125 Signals prior to numerarv code, diagram of, 124 Simpson. ... 134 Tacking ship diagram, 135 Tactics engaging on opposite tacks, 132 galley, 123 line abreast diagram (U.S. Navy line), 129 line ahead, 123 line aheadanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2002|