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By James C. Bradford

This wonderful number of essays takes a biographical method of early American naval heritage. The interval from 1775 to 1850 was once a making an attempt time for the baby army, a time whilst a lot was once demanded of person officials. New in paperback, this e-book focuses not just on battles and ships yet at the colourful males, corresponding to Oliver chance Perry and Stephen Decatur, who contributed to shaping the U.S. military within the age of sail. by means of viewing the period throughout the lives of the contributors, readers will achieve a deeper realizing of the strengths and weaknesses of America's new army and the roots of its traditions.

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On the 8th of Oaober, in a hard gale of wind at S. E. attended with a very great sea, the rudder of the Royal George broke from the sternpost, as did that of the Namur. The Union and the Ocean suffered also in their rudders; and on the 17th Sir John Lockhart Ross returned with these disabled ships to Spithead. They were ordered immediate1y to dock, and the Rear-Admiral obtained leave of absence till his ship was refitted and got to Spithead. On the 20th of November he met part of his family at York, where he remained till the beginning of the following month, when he went for a short time to Bath.

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