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By Timothy S. Good

ISBN-10: 0786466952

ISBN-13: 9780786466955

in the course of the conflict of 1812, the U.S. military numbered numerous dozen ships and captured fewer than 2 hundred British vessels. American privateers, however, commanded greater than 2 hundred vessels and captured greater than 1,000 British ships. The privateers proved the one American strength that continually threatened Britain in the course of the Atlantic, in particular alongside the coasts of the British Isles.
even supposing privateers had a miles higher effect at the British service provider marine and the economic system of serious Britain than the U.S. military, they've got obtained really little scholarly cognizance. This reference paintings addresses this shortcoming through delivering an accounting of all 248 American privateers through the warfare and a complete record of all captures made by means of American forces—including privateers, army, and others—during that conflict.

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