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The USS Essex and the birth of the American Navy / Frances Diane Robotti and James Vescovi.

Book Book (c1999.)
Description: xviii, 302 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corp., c1999.
9 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Salem.
0 current holds with 11 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 359.8/ROBOTTI (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1580621120 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781580621120 (hardcover)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-272) and index.
Contents: "Essex" and the young American Navy -- Salem builds a frigate -- The shakedown cruise -- Mediterranean duty -- America defeats the "Bashaw" -- Porter takes command -- The glorious Pacific cruise -- Valparaiso: the final battle -- A fitting end -- Salem subscribers to "Essex".
Authors: Vescovi, James. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Essex and the birth of the American Navy

Citation:

Robotti, Frances Diane. "The USS Essex and the birth of the American Navy." Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corp., 1999.

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