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The Captain from Connecticut : the Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull.

Author: Linda M Maloney
Publisher: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2013.
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The Captain from Connecticut is the definitive biography of the man who became a national hero as the commander of the USS Constitution in her dramatic victory over HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. While Isaac Hull's outstanding seamanship was in evidence throughout his career, Maloney makes the case that it is ironic that he is remembered for his tactical prowess in this famous battle, because he was actually the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maloney, Linda M.
Captain from Connecticut : The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull.
New York : Naval Institute Press, ©2013
Named Person: Isaac Hull; Isaac Hull
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M Maloney
ISBN: 9781612513232 1612513239
OCLC Number: 856869310
Description: 1 online resource (569 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Introduction; 1. Choose the Sea; 2. Lieutenant Hull; 3. Saint-Domingue; 4. Keep Yourself Cool!; 5. The Active Captain Hull; 6. The Gunboat Navy; 7. That Favorite Frigate; 8. By Heaven, That Ship Is Ours!; 9. The Portsmouth Station; 10. Commissioner and Commandant; 11. His Good Name; 12. Trials; 13. Commodore Hull; 14. At Home and Abroad; 15. Return to the Mediterranean; 16. Heaven; Notes; Index.

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The Captain from Connecticut is the definitive biography of the man who became a national hero as the commander of the USS Constitution in her dramatic victory over HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. While Isaac Hull's outstanding seamanship was in evidence throughout his career, Maloney makes the case that it is ironic that he is remembered for his tactical prowess in this famous battle, because he was actually the most pacific of men.

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