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Rope Yarns from the Old Navy – Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich

Goodrich, Rear Admiral Caspar F.
New York, the Naval Historical Society, 1931

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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