Twenty years at sea: Leaves from my old log-books by Frederic Stanhope Hill

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Author Hill, Frederic Stanhope, 1829-1913
LoC No. 11021844
Title Twenty years at sea: Leaves from my old log-books
Alternate Title 20 years at sea: Leaves from my old log-books
Original Publication United States: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,1893.
Contents In the merchant service: How I went to sea. My first voyage. The mutiny. Not born to be drowned. A "Shanghaeing" episode. To California before the gold discovery. Recapturing a runaway. Chased by pirates -- In the naval service: The outbreak of the Civil War. A night attack by a Confederate ram. The passage of the forts and the capture of New Orleans. On to New Orleans. Chasing a blockade runner. A narrow escape. A successful still hunt. Catching a Tartar. The naval traitor. Hunting for bushwhackers. The end of the struggle.
Credits The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class E456: History: America: Civil War period (1861-1865)
LoC Class VK: Naval science: Navigation, Merchant marine
Subject Voyages and travels
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations
Subject Merchant marine -- United States
Subject Hill, Frederic Stanhope, 1829-1913
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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