3 edition of The American naval revolution found in the catalog.
The American naval revolution
Walter R. Herrick
Bibliography: p. 249-259.
|Statement||[by] Walter R. Herrick, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||E182 .H46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 274 p.|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||66025974|
At no point in the conflict did the American naval forces have adequate resources to confront the Royal Navy on its own terms. The Royal Navy—once the protector of American shipping—now made every effort to suppress and destroy it. C. Keith Wilbur, Picture Book of the Revolution's Privateers (Harrisburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, ). American Revolution - American Revolution - The war at sea: Although the colonists ventured to challenge Britain’s naval power from the outbreak of the conflict, the war at sea in its later stages was fought mainly between Britain and America’s European allies, the American effort being reduced to privateering. The onset of the Revolution found the colonies with no real naval forces but.
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McGrath (John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail) enhances his position among American Revolution naval war historians with this comprehensive, fast-paced account of the collection of armed merchantmen (non-naval vessel) manned by amateurs that took on the world’s greatest naval power. Biographical profiles of American commanders illustrate the critical influence of leadership in combat. Sweetman opens the book with an interpretive survey of American naval history from the American Revolution through the Gulf War and an analysis of the evolving strategic and doctrinal contexts in which the navy's operations have occurred.
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The American Revolution involved a naval war of immense scope and variety, including no fewer than twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans―to say nothing of rivers and lakes.
In no other war were so many large-scale fleet battles fought, one of which was the most strategically significant naval battle in all of British, French, and American /5(28).
Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously.”–The New York Times Book Review The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower.
George Daughan's book If By Sea: The Forging of the American Navy--from the Revolution to the War of tells the history of the troubled birth of the US Navy. During the revolution, the American rebels has to contend with the Royal Navy -- the greatest navy in the world.
The thirteen American colonies faced the greatest Empire in world history which boasted /5(33). With a foreword by President Barack Obama, the twelfth volume in the Naval History and Heritage Command’s Naval Documents of the American Revolution series tells the story of the Revolutionary War on the water during the period of April to June In the tradition of the preceding volumes—the first of which was published in —this work synthesizes edited documents, including.
This volume is the first comprehensive roster or alphabetical listing of the surnames of over 3, naval officers and privateersmen of the American Revolution from to The book provides each officer's name and, where available, his home town, dateof his commission, name of his vessel, number of guns and men, his record of achievement or capture, plus a reference entry for each s: 1.
The Naval History and Heritage Command series Naval Documents of the American Revolution provides researchers access to a variety of perspectives through the words of diaries, letters, ships’ logs, and more; PDF versions of each volume published to date are available online.
A sampling of additional resources is outlined below. XIV. Naval Operations in XV. European Waters in XVI. Naval Operations in XVII. The End of the War, and XVIII. Naval Prisoners. XIX. Naval Conditions of the Revolution. Appendix I. Sources of Information II. Rules for the Regulation of the Navy of the United Colonies III.
Instructions to Commanders of Privateers IV. American Revolution - American Revolution - French intervention and the decisive action at Virginia Capes: The entrance of France into the war, followed by that of Spain in and the Netherlands ineffected important changes in the naval aspect of the war.
The Spanish and Dutch were not particularly active, but their role in keeping British naval forces tied down in Europe was. Alfred Thayer Mahan (/ m ə ˈ h æ n /; Septem – December 1, ) was a United States naval officer and historian, whom John Keegan called "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century." His book The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, – () won immediate recognition, especially in Europe, and with its successor, The Influence of Sea Power Upon.
The Naval Documents of the American Revolution contain the authentic words of actors in the drama of the Revolution, through diaries, letters, petitions, and ships' logs, as well as muster rolls, orders, official reports, and newspaper accounts.
The collection includes American, British, French, and Spanish points of view and gives voice to. The focus here is the ships of the American Revolutionary War. For a brand new country with an uncertain financial footing, a Navy is an expensive proposition.
Nonetheless, the Congress decided that it was important to have a naval presence as a part of the war for independence/5. The Continental Navy was authorized on Octo The original intent was to intercept the supply of arms and provisions to British soldiers.
Of the approximately 65 ships that served at one time or another with the Continental Navy, only 11 survived the American REevolutionary war. A bibliography on books on the Naval aspects of the War of Independence. Primary Sources Clark, William Bell, ed.
Naval Documents of the American Revolution. 13 vols. Washington, D.C: United State Government Printing Office, Twelve volumes in this series have been completed today covering the period December 1, through Aug The American Revolution was a naval war of immense scope, embroiling twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans.
Britain alone launched simultaneous campaigns in the English Channel, the North and Mid-Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean, the Pacific, the North Sea, and, of course, the Eastern Seaboard of America/5(28).
 Falcon’s Journal (May 11), in Naval Documents of the American Revolution, ed. William Bell Clark, William James Morgan, Michael J Crawford, 11v.(Washington, DC: Naval History Division, Dept. of the Navy, ) (abbreviated NDAR hereafter) Author: Derek W.
Beck. David Acton, 87, of Gladwyne, a Navy veteran, businessman, lawyer, and founding father of the Museum of the American Revolution, died on Monday, J of congestive heart failure at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Calling Mr. Acton a history enthusiast would.
American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction gives the reader a broad overview of the United States Navy’s history in compact form from the American Revolution through the present day Navy.
Symonds recreates the history from a myriad of sources to tell a concise story that includes key events and important naval leaders like John Paul. - Buy A Naval History of the American Revolution book online at best prices in India on Read A Naval History of the American Revolution book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Gardner Weld Allen.
A Royal Navy fleet bombards Fort Sullivan in Charleston Harbor on 28 June The Revolution was rife with such fights, large and small, coastal and riverine, making it “without question, the largest and most significant naval war of the 18th century.”.
OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm: Contents: From drift to direction --Tracy takes the helm --The Revolution takes shape --Forging a battle fleet --The quest for bases --Trouble with Chile --Midpassage to retirement --Hiatus: --The Revolution resumes --The seeds of war --On the brink --Epilogue: the bully fight.
Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 11 - American Theater: January 1, Ma ; European Theater: January 1, Ma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Naval Documents of the American Revolution is a thirteen-volume (and counting) anthology of extracts from American, British, French, and Spanish diaries, letters, petitions, and ships’ logs, as well as muster rolls, orders, official reports, and newspaper accounts relating to naval warfare in the American Revolution.
Each volume has more than 8/The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) presents the first 12 volumes of its award-winning series Naval Documents of the American Revolution (NDAR).These more t pages contain the authentic words of actors in the drama of the Revolution, through diaries, letters, petitions, and ships' logs, as well as muster rolls, orders, official reports, and newspaper accounts.