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American privateers in the war of 1812 : the vessels and their prizes as recorded in Niles' weekly register

Author: Timothy S Good
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although American privateers had a far greater impact on the British merchant marine and the economy of Great Britain than the U.S. Navy, they have received relatively little scholarly attention. This work addresses this shortcoming by providing an accounting of all 241 American privateers during the war and a comprehensive list of all captures made by American forces"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Registers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy S Good
ISBN: 9780786466955 0786466952
OCLC Number: 733232472
Description: vii, 209 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: The American privateers --
The captures --
Niles' comprehensive list of American prizes --
Appendices --
A: Captures by type --
B: Number of captures by each privateer --
Privateer captures by home port of privateer.
Other Titles: Niles' weekly register.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy S. Good.

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"Although American privateers had a far greater impact on the British merchant marine and the economy of Great Britain than the U.S. Navy, they have received relatively little scholarly attention. This work addresses this shortcoming by providing an accounting of all 241 American privateers during the war and a comprehensive list of all captures made by American forces"--Provided by publisher.

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