Sea fighters from Drake to Farragut by Jessie Peabody Frothingham

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Paginationvii, 396 p. :
Number of Pages396
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Contents: pt. Sir Francis Drake, -The hero of sea-romance --Chief pirate of Queen Elizabeth --On the fabled ocean --The victor of Gravelines --pt. l Martin Harpertzoon Tromp, -A gallant Dutch seaman --A sea chase in northern waters --Sweeping the narrow sea.

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Farragut rose through the ranks to command the Union Navy during the Civil War. Winning victories at New Orleans, on the Mississippi, and at Mobile Bay, David G.

Farragut became the first US naval officer to attain the ranks of rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral.

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