A history of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1902 by Edgar Stanton Maclay

By Edgar Stanton Maclay

;A heritage of the us military from 1775 to 1902 Vol.2 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Edgar Stanton Maclay Название: A background of the us army from 1775 to 1902 Vol.2 Издательство: manhattan : D. Appleton Год: 1906 Формат: PDF Размер: 69.2 mb The heritage of the U.S. army divides into significant sessions: the "Old Navy", a small yet revered strength of boating ships that used to be additionally outstanding for innovation within the use of ironclads through the American Civil warfare, and the "New Navy", the results of a modernization attempt that begun within the Eighteen Eighties and at last made the U.S. army the main strong on the planet. TurboBit DepositFiles zero

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July 26th, Captain Perry asked for the list of commissioned privateers, and said that the American schooner Brutus, commanded by Nicholas Joly, had been illegally condemned and sold in a Venezuelan President Bolivar being away with the army, port. Vice-President Don Antonio Francisco Zea gave the American officer an audience and promised to furnish river, SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY. 26 the desired information in a few days. At 1819. that time the with fever, and two Englishmen, liv with house the in Captain Perry, died from it.

1823-1824. pirate of the West Indies, who, on refusing to surren The Catalina had been der, was killed in the water. taken recently from the Spaniards, and was on her first Lieutenant Watson took five prison piratical cruise. ers, whom he handed over to the authorities when he arrived at Havana. of Lieutenant the most brilliant affairs of the year. Watson died shortly afterward from yellow fever. Driven from the sea by the activity of the American naval force, many of the freebooters continued their depredations on land, and soon became as great a terror to the inhabitants of the towns and villages as they had been to merchantmen on the high seas.

Honest people always speak the truth. Well, sir, and cruiser " : ; that was true. ing a blue flag 47 Do you ? It is see that tall ship in the bay fly the Guerriere, taken from the Brit- WAR WITH 18 ALGIERS. 1815. That one near the small island, the Macedonian, by Decatur on equal terms. The sloop near Cape Carthage, the Peacock, was also taken ish. was also captured in battle. The Bey laid down the telescope, reposed on his cushions, and, with a small tortoise-shell comb A small vessel set with diamonds, combed his beard.

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