The Navy of The United States, From The Commencement, 1775 to 1853; A Brief History of Each Vessel's Service and Fate As Appears Upon Record

Lieut. George F. Emmons, U.S.N. (Compiled by)

Published by Gideon & Co., 1853
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Complete title: The Navy of The United States, From The Commencement, 1775 to 1853; A Brief History of Each Vessel's Service and Fate As Appears Upon Record. From the Most Reliable Sources, Under the Authority of The Navy Department. To Which is Added a List of Private Armed Vessels, Fitted Out Under the American Flag, Previous and Subsequent to the Revolutionary War, With Their Service and Fate; Also A List of the Revenue and Coast Survey Vessels, and Principal Ocean Steamers, Belonging to Citizens of the United States in 1850. Statistical History of the Navy of the United States. Graded better than Good because it only has bumped corners of the embossed chocolate brown hard covers, bottom edge of spine missing (1/8"), minor foxing to page block and end papers. Internal pages A-Ok, only lightly aged by foxing. Most pages clean as original. Hard cover very slightly bowed due to long term storage in a box. Previous owners Bookplate affixed to inside of front hard cover with name and etching of a "pre-WWII Treaty Cruiser". Errata sheet affixed to page i. Contents: Ocean Navy of the U.S. No Longer In Service, Lake Navy of the U.S. No Longer In Service, Gun Boats Barges and Surf Boats No Longer In Service, Navy of the U.S. Still In Service, Revenue and Coast Survey Vessels Still In Service, Steam Navy of the U.S., U.S. Mail and Other Ocean Steamers, Captures By The U.S. Navy In The Order of Date During the Revolutionary War, Captures By The U.S. Navy In The Order of Date During the French War, Captures of Vessels of War By The U.S. Navy During The Last War With Great Britain, Captures By The U.S. Navy In The Order of Date During The Last War With Great Britain, Captures By The U.S. Navy In The Order of Date - Piratical, Captures By The U.S. Navy In The Order Of Date During The War With Mexico, Services of The Present Navy, Colonial Armed Vessels And Their Captures, Private Armed Vessels and Their Captures From 1776 - 1783, Private Armed Vessels and Their Captures From 1776 To 1783, Private Armed Vessels and Their Captures During The War With G.B. 1812 To 1815, Dates of Interesting Nautical Events, Administration of The Navy Department, Historical and Comparative. Data tables show (for example): Name of Vessel, Class, Guns, Men, Tons, Built or Purchased, When, Cost, Sold For, Where, When. Also Captains Name, Cargo, Killed, Wounded, Squadron, Position, Pirates, etc. NOT A REPRINT. Extremely rare in original edition, especially in this condition. Inventory #14-001667-3460. Bookseller Inventory # 001667

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Title: The Navy of The United States, From The ...

Publisher: Gideon & Co.

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good plus

Dust Jacket Condition: None

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