Sloop Of War
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At fourteen the unworldly, idealistic Jack Easy leaves the luxury of his father's estate in England and sails into a world of action and adventure aboard the sloop of war HMS Harpy. At first Jack finds it hard to stomach the discipline of naval life and, with his mischievous sense of humor, is always getting himself into scrapes. But soon he is bravely taming a band of mutinous seamen, outwitting a wily and murderous Sicilian nobleman, and breathing the smell of gunpowder and raw steel as the Harpy chases Spanish ships on the Mediterranean.
HMS Swan was the lead ship in the Swan class of ship-sloops. She was launched on 21 November 1767. HMS Swan served during the American Revolutionary War, but in 1779 she was converted to an 8-gun fire ship and renamed â Explosionâ . In 1783, she was reconverted to sloop, and later sailed to the East Indies, Jamaica and the North Sea, where it captured two privateers.
Fine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 326 p. Alexander Clay, 2. Audience: General/trade.
Kids will make a joyful noise with these ever-popular classic songs Lively, warm, and friendly, this illustrated collection-plus a CD with Peter Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and cellist Rufus Cappadocia-will bring families together to read and to sing. Peter makes every tune sound fresh and irresistible, and Terry Widener's appealing pictures capture the spirit of each song, from the wild waves and rocking boat of "Sloop John B" to happy dancers ready to "Skip to My Lou.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: . CHAPTER XV. SUSPENSION OF IN
On the evening of February 17, 1864, the Confederacy's H.L. Hunley sank the Union's formidable sloop of war, the USS Housatonic, and became the first submarine in world history to sink an enemy ship, to her own demise. Vanishing beneath the cold Atlantic Ocean's waters off Charleston, South Carolina went the Hunley and her entire crew of eight. For generations, searchers prowled Charleston's harbor, looking for the Hunley.
Chesapeake Bay became the principal scene of their operations; it was there that their main body collected, and their greatest efforts were made. In it a number of line-of-battle ships, frigates, sloops, and cutters had been collected, and early in the se
This biography covers David Glasgow Farragut's long career in the navy before the Civil War. As a lad he had served with Porter in the Essex on her glorious cruise which ended in bloody defeat at Valparaiso; he had repeatedly cruised in the Mediterranean; he hunted pirates in the Caribbean and had almost died of yellow fever; he had become familiar with the coast of Mexico and was present when the French bombarded the Castle of San Juan de Ulloa at Vera Cruz; he had often cruised into Buenos Aires, Montevideo, and Rio de Janeiro when revolution and anarchy threatened those cities; he had been on a man-of-war at Charleston when ification threatened the union; he had participated in the Mexican War; he had established the Mare Island Navy Yard; and he commanded the steam sloop of war Brooklyn.
Wreck Of An American War-Sloop J. Lowell (1800-1860 American) was reproduced on the finest Canvas which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original art. This museum quality Canvas Art was faithfully reproduced using ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks on artist premium acid-free grade canvas. The overall size is 18 x 24 inches plus an additonal 1.
Wreck Of An American War-Sloop J. Lowell (1800-1860 American) was reproduced on the finest Canvas which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original art. This museum quality Canvas Art was faithfully reproduced using ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks on artist premium acid-free grade canvas. The overall size is 24 x 36 inches plus an additonal 1.