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Title:
The USS Essex : and the birth of the American Navy
Author:
Robotti, Frances Diane, 1919-
Publication Information:
Holbrook, MA : Adams Media Corp., 1999.
Physical Description:
xviii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Essex and the young American Navy -- Salem builds a frigate -- The shakedown cruise -- Mediterranean duty -- America defeats the Bashaw -- Porter takes command -- The glorious Pacific cruise -- Valparaiso: the final battle -- A fitting end.
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ISBN:
9781580621120
Format :
Book