- Book condition: Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket; some damp wrinkling.
- ISBN: 1879180014 / 9781879180017
- Quantity available: 1
Kings Park, New York: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation at The United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1991. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket; some damp wrinkling.. 1st edition. 4to. viii, 169 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations: 16 leaves of plates, some color, partially folded. Maps, some color, partially folded. Signed by the author on page facing title page. 'A readable history of the destruction of the American Merchant Marine at the time of the U.S. Civil War.' - Title page. 'A major part of the work is directed at the Confederate commerce raiders, whose depredations virtually eliminated America as a major deep sea shipping nation. Two large sections have to do with the most famous of these vessels--The C.S.S. Alabama and her final destruction by the U.S.S. Kearsarge.' - Foreword.. ISBN in book 1879180014. Catalog: Nautical & Maritime - Merchant Marine & Seamen.
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