Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, Naval Engineer

The Years as Engineer in Chief, 1861-1869

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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.

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