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Bound for battle; the cruise of the United States frigate Essex in the War of 1812 as told by Captain David Porter. Edited, with introd. and epilogue, by Betty Shepard.

Porter, David, 1780-1843 (Author). Shepard, Betty, (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Parke Co PL - Rockville 973.5 SHE (Text) 77612000009865 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • Physical Description: 221 p. illus., facsims., map, ports. 21 cm.
  • Edition: [1st ed.]
  • Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [c1967]

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An abridged edition of the author's Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean where capture of British ships and prisoners did much to damage British shipping during the War of 1812.
Subject: Essex (Frigate)
Essex (Frigate)
Voyages and travels
Seafaring life.
Voyages and travels

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