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By Timothy S. Good

ISBN-10: 0786466952

ISBN-13: 9780786466955

through the conflict of 1812, the U.S. army numbered numerous dozen ships and captured fewer than two hundred British vessels. American privateers, nevertheless, commanded greater than 2 hundred vessels and captured greater than 1,000 British ships. The privateers proved the single American strength that continually threatened Britain through the Atlantic, specially alongside the coasts of the British Isles.
even though privateers had a much larger influence at the British service provider marine and the economic climate of significant Britain than the U.S. army, they've got bought rather little scholarly awareness. This reference paintings addresses this shortcoming through supplying an accounting of all 248 American privateers through the conflict and a complete checklist of all captures made via American forces—including privateers, military, and others—during that conflict.

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