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A classic account of the 40-year naval career of Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, whose contributions to naval engineering helped usher in the development of the modern American Navy. Focusing on the years during and immediately after the Civil War, this study chronicles the extensive contributions made by Isherwood in expanding the size and scope of the U.S. Navy.
Charles Edward Sloan was a Professor of History Emeritus at Trinity College who served on the faculty from 1963 until 2003. He published many articles in the International Journal of Maritime History and was a member of its editorial board before his death in 2012.
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Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, Naval Engineer
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