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Title American privateers in the War of 1812 : the vessels and their prizes as recorded in Niles' weekly register / edited by Timothy S. Good.

Publisher Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Companu, Inc., c2012.

ISBN 9780786466955 (pbk : alk. paper)
0786466952 (pbk : alk. paper)





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 Main Adult  R 973.525 Ame    USE IN LIBRARY  ---
 Waterville Branch Adult  973.525 Ame    ON HOLDSHELF  ---

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Description vii, 209 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Although American privateers had a far greater impact on the British merchant marine and the economy of Great Britain than the U.S. Navy, they have received relatively little scholarly attention. This work addresses this shortcoming by providing an accounting of all 241 American privateers during the war and a comprehensive list of all captures made by American forces"--Provided by publisher.
Contents The American privateers -- The captures -- Niles' comprehensive list of American prizes -- Appendices -- A: Captures by type -- B: Number of captures by each privateer -- Privateer captures by home port of privateer.
Subject(S) United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations.
Privateering -- History -- 19th century.
Armed merchant ships -- Registers.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Prizes.
United States -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Added Name(S) Good, Timothy S. (Timothy Sean)
Added Title American privateers in the War of eighteen twelve
Added Title(S) Niles' weekly register.
ISBN 9780786466955 (pbk : alk. paper)
0786466952 (pbk : alk. paper)