By Mark Lardas
The ‘Original Six’ frigates have been commissioned by way of the new-born US military at a marvelous price of approximately $700,000.
Designed to be gentle and speedy, those warships enabled the US to venture its strength around the globe.
Among the ships Mark Lardas examines is USS Constellation: the 1st send to be commissioned via the USA Navy.
Alongside stirring money owed of engagements through the Barbary Wars, the writer explores the layout and improvement
of those frigates, explaining the shortcomings that ended in their substitute by way of higher, heavier 44-gun versions by way of 1800.
Packed with modern illustrations people frigates and their British and French competitors, this ebook follows
the escalation of the naval ‘arms race’ through the 18th century.
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American light and medium frigates, 1794-1836 by Mark Lardas