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Download ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub À Frances Diane Robotti

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The USS Essex and the Birth of the American NavyBuilt in Salem Massachusetts in the Essex and MOBI #240 Essex was a gun frigate known throughout the world for its speed and beauty it was one of the US Navy's first and foremost vesselsThe Essex symbolizes America's growth into The USS Kindle a world naval power she wa. From the shipping yard of Salem Massachusetts to the high seas  France Robotti and James Vescovi follow one ship and one man as the pair makes a name for the United States Navy David Porter had saltwater in his blood so it was no surprise when he took to the sea The Essex on the other hand came about due to war As the US emerged from a successful revolution and reforming of its government it became painfully obvious that a navy was needed Caught between the British and French navies American merchant vessels were suffering the bullying tactics of both nations In short they were becoming uite the laughing stock Off the coast of Africa American ships were hijacked by pirates and soon the American government was dishing out tributary money to local leaders It was uite the predicament Despite the foreboding felt by those back at home who had little use for a standing army or navy after what had been endured during the Revolution it was something that needed to be done and soon public favor was turning Salem rallied to build a frigate from the finest white oak that could be felled In a matter of days the trees were gathered and the subscription for the building of the ship acuired The USS Essex was on her way to fame and glory This is the story of a young nation’s fight for recognition and honor This is the story of David Porter and the USS EssexThe USS Essex went beyond my expectations I’m one of those dunderheads who tends to judge a book by its cover and this one wreaked of being a book of factoids Fortunately the authors of this little volume have proven me to be very wrong The title reflects exactly what the book is about The USS Essex and the forming of the American Navy  While both Porter and the Essex not to be confused with the whaler Essex both play a large role in the book the authors do not restrict their writings to those two alone Rather the back information of other relevant figures and events are provided to give readers a fuller picture It is also a fantastic resource for those seeking a peak into the life of the early 19th century naval sailor This is a great addition to anyone’s personal library; in fact I consider it a must have for the maritime enthusiast’s collection Newcomers to world of sail won’t find the nautical and warfare terms difficult to understand as the authors take care to explain in landlubber’s parlance while not resorting to language that may draw the seafarer’s derision although I must admit I was a little amused with the reference to a helm as a “steering wheel”  My final thoughts A very well rounded book I won’t hesitate to recommendDISCLAIMER In accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising” we would like to note that we have not received compensation for our book review of “The USS Essex And the Birth of the American Navy”

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Download ã The USS Essex and the Birth of the American Navy ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ ☉ The USS Essex and the Birth of the American Navy PDF / Epub ❤ Author Frances Diane Robotti – Built in Salem Massachusetts in 1799 the Essex was a 32 gunS the first US warship to round the Cape of Good Hope protected US merchant vessels against the Barbary nations in the Mediterranean and was the first US warship to round the Horn into USS Essex and Kindle #212 the Pacific where her crew fought and lost one of the bloodie. An interesting book that partially describes how the young nation began to build and flex it's naval ambitions and how there were errors in the early thinking and planning The tale of the Essex and the subseuent lose of the vessel due to mistakes on the part of the captain and the builders is very well covered