The Old Merchant Marine; A chronicle of American ships and sailors

The Old Merchant Marine A chronicle of American ships and sailors This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: The Old Merchant Marine; A chronicle of American ships and sailors
  • Author: Ralph D. Paine
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    • I thought this was a fascinating introduction to the history of the American merchant marine. Paine covers from pre-Revolution days to the Civil War, with a chapter about the fishing industry to finish off. And as often happens when I read such non-fiction titles lately, I find myself wondering why I didn't learn these facts in school? Could I really totally forget something which is so interesting to me? Granted, school was years and years (and years) ago, but I have loved anything about the se [...]


    • The Old Merchant Marine contained "romantic" (to use the author's term) stories about the adventures to be had at sea for brave Americans in the 1700's & 1800's. The stories were exciting and contained quotes from sea journals. Some general information could be gleaned from the stories about trade routes, crew sizes, ship types, and profits, but that wasn't the focus. The author assumed that the reader knew about sailing ships, so he freely used technical terms without explaining them. The b [...]


    • this little known aspect of American History was an eye opener for me; especially the role of the merchant marine during the war of 1812


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