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Captains contentious

the dysfunctional sons of the brine

by Louis Arthur Norton

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Continental Navy -- Biography,
  • Ship captains -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Arthur Norton.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesStudies in maritime history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE206 .N676 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationx, 185 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679912M
    ISBN 109781570038075
    LC Control Number2008049201
    OCLC/WorldCa273823920

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