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In the Doldrums

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes the pressures on Somerville to take the offensive, the American need for carriers, Allied strategic priorities, the implications for Somerville and ... More


Spinning the Spider Web: Naval Aviation in England

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite its sizable aviation efforts in France, the American Navy looked principally toward Britain for guidance. During the war Britain constructed an enormous number of air stations, depots, ... More


On His Majesty's Service

Faye Margaret Kert

in Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the role of naval prize-making in the War of 1812. It considers the problems faced by the Royal Navy both ashore and at sea, with particular attention to shortages of manpower. ... More


The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Peter V. Nash

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033679
eISBN:
9780813038711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Though completely unsung and commonly left out of battle histories, nothing is more important than the details of logistics and support operations during a military campaign. Without fuel, food, ... More


Old Tales and New

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines James Fenimore Cooper's work on the novel The Pilot. It suggests that the novel was inspired by Walter Scott's The Pirate and that his work on this novel was an indirect effort ... More


Minorca: The First United States Naval Base in the Mediterranean and the American Consulate at Port Mahon

Miquel Ángel Casasnovas Camps

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay analyses the relationship between America and the island of Minorca during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by focussing on the the American naval base established at Port Mahón. It ... More


“From the Halls of Montezuma, to the Shores of Tripoli:” Antoine Zuchet and the First Barbary War, 1801-1805

Victor Enthoven

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents an English-language translation of Antoine Zuchet’s correspondence with the Dutch Republic during the Tripolitanian War between America and Tripoli (The First Barbary War). ... More


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