The 'Horrors of These Hulks'

By Robert E. Cray
February 2006
During the Revolutionary War, poet Philip Freneau survived captivity in British prison ships to publicize in verse the plight of others held in the rotting vessels.
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On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
February 2006
Tin cans, greyhounds, or destroyers—by whatever name, these fast, deadly ships are among the most fascinating vessels in U.S. Navy history. In this issue, we highlight aspects of their service ...