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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn A. Tilley ; maps and battle diagrams, George L. Tilley and Thomas Crane.
SeriesStudies in maritime history
LC ClassificationsE271 .T57 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 332 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2387194M
ISBN 100872495175
LC Control Number87016233

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