Command Under Sail : Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1775-1850.

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Author / Creator:Bradford, James C.
Imprint:Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (353 pages)
Language:English
Subject:United States. -- Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. -- Navy.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & Naval.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science.
Armed Forces -- Officers.
United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900.
United States.
Electronic books.
Biographies.
Naval history.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11176513
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ISBN:9781612512617
1612512615
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:A collection of esssays on 12 officers who helped to build the foundation of the U.S. Naval tradition.
Other form:Print version: Bradford, James C. Command Under Sail : Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1775-1850. Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, ©2013 9781591140597
Table of Contents:
  • [CONTENTS]; Illustrations; Preface; The Struggle for Independence; Esek Hopkins: Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Navy; John Paul Jones: Honor and Professionalism; John Barry: A Most Fervent Patriot; Baptism by Fire; Edward Preble and the ""Boys"": The Officer Corps of 1812 Revisited; William S. Bainbridge: Bad Luck or Fatal Flaw?; Oliver Hazard Perry: Savior of the Northwest; Thomas MacDonough: Arcitect of a Wilderness Navy; Distant Stations; David Porter: Pacific Ocean Gadfly; Stephen Decatur: Heroic Ideal of the Young Navy; John Rodgers: The Stalwart Conservative.
  • The Twilight of the Sailing NavyIssac Hull: Bulwark of the Sailing Navy; Robert F. Stockton: Naval Officer and Reformer; Bibliography; Notes on Authors; Index.