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A history of American privateers

Edgar Stanton Maclay

A history of American privateers

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Published by D. Appleton and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Privateering.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.,
    • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Edgar Stanton Maclay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE182 .M16
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 519 p., [15] p..of plates :
      Number of Pages519
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6774202M
      LC Control Number00001037
      OCLC/WorldCa2069731


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[George Coggeshall; A Weingartner]. Privateer, privately owned armed vessel commissioned by a belligerent state to attack enemy ships, usually vessels of commerce. Privateering was carried on by all nations from the earliest times until the 19th century. It was often difficult to distinguish between privateers, pirates, corsairs, and buccaneers.

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Dr. Kert summarized the effect of privateering and the United States Navy as follows: “the widespread hardship and annoyance generated by private armed warfare may have helped promote an end to the war, but it was the British blockade that ultimately decided the [outcome].” (p) The war caused material losses to the American people many.

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