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The American navies of the Revolutionary War : paintings

Author: Nowland Van Powell
Publisher: New York : Putnam, [1974]
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Nowland Van Powell; Nowland Van Powell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nowland Van Powell
ISBN: 0399111832 9780399111839
OCLC Number: 1194900
Description: 126, [2] pages : color illustrations ; 28 x 34 cm
Contents: The first United States war vessel, the Hanna --
The Lee bringing the captured Nancy into port --
One of the first Continental Navy vessels, the Providence --
John Paul Jones on the Alfred first raised the United States flag --
The first Continental Navy force, Commodore Hopkins' fleet --
The Continental Navy Lexington taking the H.M.S. Edward --
The South Carolina Navy in "Rebellion Row" --
The British driven from the Delaware River --
The Virginia State Navy Cruizer taking the H.M.S. Oxford --
The Battle of Lake Champlain --
The Continental Navy Andrea Doria under easy sail --
Launching the Continental Navy frigate Randolph --
Building the frigate Montgomery on the Hudson River --
The Continental Navy frigate Virginia on the stocks --
The Surprise taking the British mail packet the Prince of Orange --
The cutter Revenge capturing a British merchantman --
The American privateer Montgomery taking the Millern --
The frigate Randolph showing the Grand Union flag --
The first Continental Navy frigate, the Randolph --
The Randolph in the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina --
The engagement of the Randolph with the H.B.M. Yarmouth --
The Andrea Doria burning in the Delaware River --
The American privateer Spy fighting for a prize --
The Oliver Cromwell putting a crew on board a prize --
The Continental Navy sloop of war Ranger --
The Ranger engaged with the H.M.S. Drake --
The Bon Homme Richard fitting out at L'Orient, France --
The Bon Homme Richard at start of battle with the H.B.M. Serapis --
The Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis in the heat of battle --
Last moments of the sinking of the Bon Homme Richard --
The Continental Navy Alliance escapes the enemy --
The frigate Ariel in a tempest off the coast of France --
Fitting out the Continental Navy ship America --
The frigate Hancock firing a morning gun --
The Continental Navy frigates Hancock and Boston --
The frigate Boston in a gale --
The Continental Navy frigate Raleigh going close to the wind --
The Raleigh attacking the H.M.S. Druid --
The Raleigh and Alfred in the roads of Brest, France --
The Continental Navy frigate Raleigh at Boston harbor --
The Continental Navy frigate Confederacy taking on stores --
The frigate Confederacy passing Cape May --
The Continental Navy frigate Providence --
The frigate Saratoga capturing the Charming Molly --
The General Pickering in battle with the Achilles --
The Protector in battle with the Admiral Duff --
A fight to a draw, the Trumbull and the Watt --
Continental Navy frigates overtaking an enemy fleet --
The Congress in engagement with the H.M.S. Savage --
The frigate South Carolina in the Delaware River --
The frigate Deane in a "cutting out" action --
The frigate Alliance, favorite of the Continental Navy --
The Alliance in the last naval action of the American Revolution.
Responsibility: by Nowland Van Powell ; with descriptive notes by the artist ; introduction by Richard B. Morris.

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