ROPE YARNS FROM THE OLD NAVY: a naval officer’s life in the 19th century US navy
New York, the Naval Historical Society, 1931
ppxvii 167. 4 illustrations. good clean copy in the original boards, a bit worn on the spine and with the upper hinge slightly pulled.
a good readable account of a career in the US Navy during the second half 19th century, with the author’s early career covering the transitional period from sail to steam