By Mark Lardas
The "Original Six" frigates have been commissioned by way of the new-born US military at a extraordinary rate of $688,888.82. Designed to be mild and quickly, those warships enabled the United States to undertaking its energy around the globe. one of the ships Mark Lardas examines is USS Constellation: the 1st send to be commissioned by means of the USA military, and likewise the 1st send to have interaction and trap an enemy vessel, the French L'Insurgente - this engagement is vividly portrayed in unique colour paintings. The attention-grabbing heritage of the USS Chesapeake can also be delivered to lifestyles in the course of the dramatic account one of many bloodiest duels within the age of battling sail because the Chesapeake meets the British frigate Shannon and is beaten, the death cry of the captain, "Don't quit the ship!" encouraged the united states military thereafter. along stirring debts of engagements throughout the Barbary Wars and the Quasi-War, the writer explores the layout and improvement of those frigates, explaining the shortcomings that resulted in their alternative via better, heavier 44-gun types by means of 1800. modern illustrations people frigates and their British and French competitors aid to put those ships within the context of ecu send layout, in actual fact displaying the escalation of the naval 'arms race' in the course of the 17th century. American mild and Medium Frigates is a perfect source for any naval fanatic desirous to study extra concerning the ships that witnessed the increase of the U.S. army and Marines.
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American Light and Medium Frigates 1794-1836 (New Vanguard, Volume 147) by Mark Lardas