The Captain from Connecticut: The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull

Naval Institute Press
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The Captain from Connecticut is the definitive biography of the man who became a national hero as the commander of the USS Constitution in her dramatic victory over HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. While Isaac Hull’s outstanding seamanship was in evidence throughout his career, Maloney makes the case that it is ironic that he is remembered for his tactical prowess in this famous battle, because he was actually the most pacific of men.
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Naval Institute Press
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Aug 31, 2013
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