2 edition of American Naval Biography found in the catalog.
May 26, 2006 by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|Contributions||John Frost (Editor), W. Croome (Illustrator), James Hamilton (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||464|
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Excerpt from American Naval Biography: Comprising Lives of the Commodores, and Other Commanders Distinguished in the History of the American Navy The compiler embraces the present Opportunity of expressing his gratitude to the gentlemen, connected with the naval service, who have kindly aided the work by furnishing documents and other means Of Author: John Frost.
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