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Guardian of the Great Lakes : the U.S. paddle frigate Michigan

Author: Bradley A Rodgers
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guardian of the Great Lakes is the saga of the USS Michigan, an archetypal iron-hulled war steamer launched in 1843. Its mission was to patrol the often volatile Great Lakes region, quelling port town civil disturbances, while at the same time rescuing both Canadian and American ships in distress. Though built as a deterrent to British naval strength, the revolutionary U.S. Navy side-wheeled frigate soon became  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rodgers, Bradley A.
Guardian of the Great Lakes.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605010630
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley A Rodgers
ISBN: 0472096079 9780472096077 0472066072 9780472066070
OCLC Number: 33666714
Description: 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The Infancy of Iron --
II. Performance, Perceptions, and the Tests of Iron --
III. The Attack of the Lake Michigan Timber Pirates --
IV. The Beaver/Mackinac War and the Assassination of King Strang --
V. The Iron Diplomat and the Civil War on the Great Lakes --
VI. Michigan's "Peninsula War" --
VII. "The Fenian Ghost Is Walking Again" --
VIII. The Wolverine --
App. A. Shipwrecks, Rescues, and Collisions Involving the USS Michigan --
App. B. Commanders of the USS Michigan --
App. C. Ordnance of the USS Michigan --
App. D. Ship's Statistics.
Responsibility: Bradley A. Rodgers.
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