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Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake

Author: Colin Pengelly
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Series: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The loss by the British fleet of the Battle of Chesapeeake Bay in 1781 proved to be a turning point in the American Revolutionary War and led to the fall of the major British base at Yorktown. Sir Samuel Hood commanded the British fleet, but he escaped most of the blame for the loss of the battle and ultimately of the colonies.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Pengelly, Colin.
Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009
(OCoLC)683567815
Named Person: Samuel Hood Hood, Viscount; Samuel Hood Hood, Viscount
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Pengelly
ISBN: 9780813033136 0813033136
OCLC Number: 259265326
Description: xii, 251 pages : map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Hood's early career --
The frigate captain --
The commodore --
The commissioner --
The other side of the Channel --
The flag officer --
The Chesapeake: the forces gather --
The Chesapeake: the battle joiner --
The World turned upside down --
The rise and fall of an admiral --
Appendix 1: The British fleet on 5 September 1781 --
Appendix 2: The French fleet on 5 September 1781.
Series Title: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Responsibility: Colin Pengelly ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene A. Smith.
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