This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, David Bushnell's "sub-marine" vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.
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Coggins's 1969 volume is chock-full of facts about the naval aspects of the revolution. The detailed text is profusely illustrated with drawings, maps, and diagrams. A very thorough, accessible treatise.
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Book Description Dover Publications, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110486420728
Book Description Dover Publications, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0486420728