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The Stone Frigate

A Pictorial History of the U. S. Naval Shore Establishment, 1800-1941

The Stone Frigate( )
Author: Nichols, Gina
ISBN:978-0-7643-4339-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

"This collection of historic images documents the history of the U.S. Naval Shore Establishment from its creation to World War II and its historic role supporting the fleet. The U.S. Navy began with the approach to house, train, and support sailors and the fleet on wooden ships of the line. However, its first Secretary of the Navy, Benjamin Stoddert, realized in 1798 the advantages of a shore establishment and requested funds for the first six navy yards located in Boston, New York,...
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Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Naval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.125 x 8.125 Inches
Book Weight:3.5 Pounds

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