The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812

The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812

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Shortly after the outbreak of the War of 1812, Captain David Porter set out at the helm of the USS Essex, intent on rounding Cape Horn and hunting British whaling and merchant ships in the Pacific Ocean. Porter’s odyssey took him to exotic isles and brought glory to the fledgling American navy, and in The Shining Sea, celebrated historian George C. Daughan tells the full story of this historic voyage for the first time. Porter’s cruise is now regarded as the… (more)

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Publisher: Basic Books (October 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 376 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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