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Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian

Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian

1809-1922 (Books on Tape, 3967)

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Published by Books on Tape, Inc. .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10601640M
ISBN 100736633154
ISBN 109780736633154

Mar 01,  · Few eras of American history are more misunderstood than the naval history of early America after the Revolutionary War. Former financial analyst and political aide Ian Toll sheds new light on this era in his richly detailed and comprehensive first book, Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy.5/5(5). James Tertius de Kay is one of our foremost naval historians. In A Rage for Glory, the first new biography of Decatur in almost seventy years, he recounts Decatur's life in vivid colors. Drawing on material unavailable to previous biographers, he traces the origins of Decatur's fierce patriotism ("My country right or wrong!"), chronicles. The Borderlands of Historical Fiction Occasionally, I get fooled. Bruce Trinque of Niantic, CT, pointed out in an e-mail to me that a genuine HMS Surprise was the prototype for Jack Aubrey's ship. Built in as the French gun Unite, she was captured two years later by the Royal Navy and rearmed as a gun frigate and used as such until being sold in February,


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Mar 03,  · Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, [James Tertius de Kay] on cincinnatiblackhistory.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History that reads like a historical novel. ― New York Times Book Review. Thoroughly delightful and informative.

― Atlantic Monthly His Majesty's Frigate Macedonian was launched at Woolwich in Cited by: 1. It is only fitting therefore that a book would be written about her. De Kay's book, "Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian" is an extremely entertaining read, one that well worth the time.

There aren't many single ship biographies out there about the American sailing navy, which makes this book a solid gem. Get this from a library. Chronicles of the frigate Macedonian, [James T De Kay] -- His Majesty's Frigate Macedonian was launched at Woolwich inat the height of Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian book wars against Napoleon; its remains, refashioned as a seaside hotel, burned in the Bronx in It is barely.

Unfortunately for Macedonian, United States Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian book a gun heavy frigate, and her broadside was pounds ( kg) of metal, versus Macedonian ' s pounds ( kg). USS United States hove round, turning downwind and making HMS Macedonian chase cincinnatiblackhistory.comsioned: April Aug 17,  · "History that reads like a historical novel."—New York Times Book Review.

"Thoroughly delightful and informative."— Atlantic Monthly. His Majesty's Frigate Macedonian was launched at Woolwich inat the height of the wars against Napoleon; its remains, refashioned as a seaside hotel, burned in the Bronx in It is barely remembered now, but in its time the Macedonian was Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, by James T.

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Norton & Company $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian James Tertius de Kay Norton, Review by Marv Tomber. This is the history of a ship - or some would say two ships. It seems strange to refer to a 38 gun ship with the name Macedonian and bearing a figure head in the likeness of Alexander the Great as she, but we will follow tradition and do so.

The second USS Macedonian, was a three-masted, wooden-hulled sailing frigate of the US Navy, carrying 36 guns. Rebuilt from the keel of the first Macedonian at Gosport (later Norfolk) Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia beginning inthe new Macedonian was launched and placed in service inwith Captain Thomas ap Catesby Jones in cincinnatiblackhistory.comsioned: And the hero of "Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, ," by James Tertius de Kay, is a ship (some people say really two ships) that turned into another ship before it became, among other things, a hotel that burned down.

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The second Macedonian, a 36‑gun frigate, was named for the first. The second Macedonian, a 36‑gun frigate, was rebuilt from the keel of the first Macedonian at Gosport (later Norfolk) Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Va., beginning in ; and was launched and placed in service in.

Books shelved as napoleonic-wars-naval: The Long Fight by D.A. Rayner, The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson by Robert Southey, The Shining Sea: David Porter a. “Overhead, the wild huntsman of the storm passed continuously in one blare of mingled noises; screaming wind, straining timber, lashing rope's end, pounding block and bursting sea contributed; and I could have thought there was at times another, a more piercing, a more human note, that dominated all, like the wailing of an angel; I could have thought I knew the angel's name, and that his.

by Phoebe-Lou Adams Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian by James Tertius de Kay. Norton, pages, $ "Ships," Mr. de Kay observes, "are rarely very interesting in themselves. Aug 27,  · And the hero of "Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, ," by James Tertius de Kay, is a ship (some people say really two ships) that turned.

The history of the USS Monitor, written with panache, sophisticated understanding, and attention to detail by deKay (Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, not reviewed).

The Monitor may have been a ""doughty little Civil War ironclad,"" as deKay writes, but it was an elegantly minimalist mechanical marvel, a milestone in naval technology, with a design so original (including a revolving turret.

James Tertius deKay is also the author of "Monitor: " "The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History" and "Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian." He lives in Stonington, Connecticut. "From the Hardcover edition.". The book fully examines Decatur's astonishing achievements as it chronicles his rapid rise in the Navy, including his command of the Constitution and the United States, during the War ofwhen he captured the British frigate Macedonian off the Azores.

The book also recounts the cruise that many call his greatest triumph: Decatur sailed. Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, The Chronicles of the HMS Macedonian; etc.) recounts Decatur's naval and diplomatic exploits fighting Barbary Pirates, French privateers and the.

James Tertius Dekay. James Tertius deKay is also the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian.

He lives in Pawcatuck, Connecticut. James Tertius de Kay has written a number of well received histories of the U.S. Navy. The New York Times called his Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian “history that reads like a historical novel,” and praised the “gripping suspense and excitement” of his Monitor.

About James T. de Kay. James Tertius de Kay is a naval historian and the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, which was praised by the New York Times.

The next 3 years Macedonian patrolled there and off the East Coast. From January to March the frigate operated off the Pacific coast of South America, giving aid and protection to the commercial ships in the area during the disorders following the Latin.

James Tertius de Kay has written a number of well received histories of the U.S. Navy. The New York Times called his Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian “history that reads like a historical novel,” and praised the “gripping suspense and excitement” of his cincinnatiblackhistory.com biography of Commodore Stephen Decatur, A Rage for Glory was described by the Washington Post as “concise, fast.

James T. de Kay. James Tertius de Kay is a naval historian and the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, which was praised by the New York Times as "history that reads like a historical novel." He lives in Connecticut.

Capture of Frigate Macedonian by the U.S. frigate United States. Painted by T. Birch; engraved by B. Tanner, Library of Congress After the victory of the USS Constitution victory over HMS Guerriere, President Madison and his advisors decided to unleash their modest navy.

The small fleet sailed in search of British ships across the Atlantic in the autumn of James Tertius de Kay is a naval historian and the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, which was praised by the New Yor More about James T.

de Kay. A working model in th scale of the frigate Macedonian. A Radio-Controlled Scale Model. HMS Macedonian was a Lively Class frigate of 38 guns. The Lively class frigates were a series of sixteen ships built to a design by Sir William Rule, which served in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, and along with the Macedonian, included.

A rage for glory: the life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Many military officers dream of winning glory in combat; fewer set out actively to seek it. The clash between USS United States and HMS Macedonian was the second of a series of three clashes between single frigates that all ended in American victories early in the War of The reasons for this second American victory would be very similar to those that led to the first, the clash between the Constitution and the cincinnatiblackhistory.com United States was a 44 gun frigate carrying pdr.

Seawater poured into the ship from all sides, as the wooden hull twisted under the force of the foot (12 m) waves. The ship finally cleared the storm without capsizing by noon, and finally got to see a sunset by the evening of the 29th (from Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian p.

MACEDONIA Recipes from the Balkans is a compilation of the most classic and celebrated Macedonian cincinnatiblackhistory.com recipes and corresponding photos, the book's chapters include: MEZE – Starters Starters are a big part of the Macedonian cuisine and culture.

Thomas Chambers, Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian by U.S. Frigate United States, October 25, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Sheldon and Caroline Keck in honor of Elizabeth Broun, Title: U.S.

frigate Macedonian Date Created/Published: [photographed between andprinted between and ] Medium: 1 photographic print on card mount: half stereograph, albumen. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca (digital file from original item, top right) LC-B (b&w film copy neg.).

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Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian. A Radio-Controlled Scale Model. HMS Macedonian was a Lively class frigate rated at 38 guns, built in at Woolrich near London, England. She was of an excellent design and typified the British 38 of the Napolionic Wars, but she was built of materials inferior than was usual for British vessels, due to .Arrival of the United States Frigate, "Macedonian," at Cork, with Provisions for the Distressed Irish.

The following is from the Illustrated London News of August 7, This noble vessel arrived in the Cove on the 16 th ult., after a fair voyage of twenty-seven days; and anchored at Hawlbowline.Samuel Leech, A Voice from the Main Deck: Being a Record of the Thirty Years' Adventures of Samuel Leech (Naval Institute Press, ) hardcover ISBNpaperback ISBN James T.

de Kay, Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian (W.W. Norton, New York, ) ISBN 0 Battles/wars: Napoleonic Wars, War of