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Give me a fast ship : the Continental Navy and America's Revolution at sea / Tim McGrath.

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  • ISBN: 9780451416100
  • ISBN: 0451416104
  • Physical Description: x, 543 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : NAL Caliber, 2014.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Rebellious fanaticks -- If the rebels should pay us a visit -- I fear nothing -- That rebel is my brother -- Heaven has succeeded our adventures -- The gang of pyrates -- Under the vault of heaven -- Her teeth were too many -- In harm's way -- Diamond cut diamond -- Fresh gales and dirty weather -- Send that ship to sea -- Shubael gardner -- Epilogue.
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America in 1775 was on the verge of revolution-- or, more likely, disastrous defeat. After the bloodshed at Lexington and Concord, England's King George sent hundreds of ships westward to bottle up American harbors and prey on American shipping. Colonists had no force to defend their coastline and waterways until John Adams of Massachusetts proposed a bold solution: The Continental Congress should raise a navy.
Subject: United States. Continental Navy > History.
United States. Navy > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Naval operations.

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