Fb2 Six Frigates: How Piracy, War and British Supremacy at Sea Gave Birth to the World's Most Powerful Navy ePub
by Ian Toll
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|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd (September 27, 2007)|
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Six Frigates: How Piracy, War And British Supremacy At Sea Gave Birth To The World's Most Powerful Navy. How "a handful of bastards and outlaws fighting under a piece of striped bunting" humbled the omnipotent British Navy. Before the ink was dry on the . Constitution, the establishment of a permanent military had become the most divisive issue facing the new government.
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A task force of 97 British ships sailed to crush an American fleet of 14. Yet in three successive duels at sea the US frigates outgunned and outfought the invincible Royal Navy and so destroyed a myth. No matter that in the end the naval blockade of Boston and New York brought the American economy to its knees and the Royal Navy had its revenge on two of the US frigates. Nelson's navy recognised an emerging maritime power that would one day be its rival.
Begun in the shadow of the British Royal Navy that was thought to be unbeatable, the American Navy faced challenges of every kind. The navy grew as the country grew, by fits and starts, by rising to challenges (The Barbary pirates, Britain and France) and learning from mistakes.
Most sincerely do we regret. Six Frigates: How Piracy, War and British Supremacy at Sea gave Birth to the World's Most Powerful Navy. London: Penguin Books. that this last and most triumphant escape of the Constitution, the first frigate of the United States that had humbled the proud flag of Britain, had, not long ago, been brought under the scrutiny of a court-martial Collier applied to the Admiralty for the opportunity to clear his name, but this was not satisfied.
Ian Toll recounts how the nascent United States came to challenge British supremacy in the short-lived but often vicious war of 1812-15. Though they were inexperienced, outnumbered and outgunned, just six American frigates took on the might of His Majesty's navy - and Toll brilliantly describes, in hair-raising detail, some of the most thrilling actions ever fought. Format Paperback 576 pages. Dimensions 128 x 192 x 38mm 42. 4g. Publication date 27 Sep 2007. Publisher Penguin Books Ltd.
Six Frigates: How Piracy, War and British Supremacy at Sea gave Birth to the World's Most Powerful Navy. ISBN 978-0-14-101456-2.
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As the world flattens with the dawn of the cyber age, the United States . Many books have been written about D-Day. How Piracy, War and British Supremacy at Sea gave Birth to the World’s Most Powerful Navy by Ian W Toll.
As the world flattens with the dawn of the cyber age, the United States Navy finds itself on the front lines of the emerging battlefield o. .The United States military conducts operations on the sea, in the air, and on the land. This volume takes a fresh look at this period in our history, illustrated with photographs, maps, documents, drawings and other material from the extensive archives of the D-Day Museum at Portsmouth, much of it unpublished.