This is a unique study of the officer diplomats of the "Old Navy" that covers 500 cases over an 85-year period, ending with Commodore Robert W. Schufeldt and the negotiation of America's first treaty with Korea.
This book sets forth innovative reforms that had a tremendous influence on the new steel navy.
Ten major naval engagements of the Second World War are thoroughly described and analyzed in this authoritative book by two respected British naval historians. This is a substantially revised compendium edition of a series with the same title published in the early 1970s and long out-of-print.
An allegorical novel about the harsh life of a seaman onboard a nineteenth-century U.S. Navy frigate.