The Resource The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake : navigating the common history of three nations, Chris Dickon, (ebook)

The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake : navigating the common history of three nations, Chris Dickon, (ebook)

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The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake : navigating the common history of three nations
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The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake
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navigating the common history of three nations
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Chris Dickon
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eng
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"Fight 'til she sinks, boys. Don't give up the ship! Burn her." James Lawrence's command, spoken as his final fighting words in the historic 1813 battle between the USS Chesapeake and the HMS Shannon, would endure as the motto of the U.S. Navy. He lost the battle, however, and a large portion of the Chesapeake was recycled by the ship breakers of Portsmouth, England, until her timbers gave form and size to a new water mill in the village of Wickham. Almost two hundred years later, the old mill sat derelict, an eyesore. What was it made of ? Where had it come from? Why should it be preserved? It was then that the sails of a long-forgotten fighting ship were seemingly unfurled along the Meon River in the County of Hampshire, and the old navy frigate--having crossed the waters of America, Canada and England--set off on the third century of her enduring journey
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Dickon, Chris
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359.8/32
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non fiction
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  • Flour mills
  • Ships
  • Historic preservation
  • Historic preservation
  • United States
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adult
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The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake : navigating the common history of three nations, Chris Dickon, (ebook)
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9781625843791
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MWT11509676
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The enduring journey of the USS Chesapeake : navigating the common history of three nations, Chris Dickon, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625843791
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509676
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509676
System control number
MWT11509676
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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