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United States Revenue and Coast Guard cutters in naval warfare, 1790/1918 / Thomas P. Ostrom ; with maps by David H. Allen.

Author/Creator:
Ostrom, Thomas P., author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 230 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
United States. Coast Guard -- History.
United States. Revenue-Cutter Service -- History.
United States. Coast Guard.
United States. Revenue-Cutter Service.
Revenue cutters -- United States.
Warships -- United States -- History.
Revenue cutters.
Warships.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"This book covers the history of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1790 to World War I. The Coast Guard has historically served with or under the U.S. Navy in national defense missions. The naval period surveys the evolution of wooden hulled, wind powered sailing ships to fuel powered iron hulled vessels. The historical geography is illustrated with maps"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Cutters, crews, and missions (1790/1915)
The quasi-war with France (1798/1800)
The War of 1812: background and overview
Naval combat in the War of 1812
Revenue cutters in the War of 1812
Revenue Marine missions in the War of 1812
Pirates, slaves and Seminole Indians
War with Mexico (1846/1848)
The Antebellum period
The Confederate and Union Navies (1861/1865)
The Revenue Cutter Service in the Civil War
Historical assessments of the Civil War navies
Policing the Alaska frontier (1867/1915)
The Spanish-American War (1898)
The USRCS and the U.S. Coast Guard merge
An overview of naval operations from 1790 to the 20th century.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Allen, David H., 1958- author.
ISBN:
9781476671284
1476671281
OCLC:
1015253185