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Author Watson, Robert P., 1962- author.

Title The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War / Robert P. Watson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Da Capo Press, 2017.

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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    973.371 WAT    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.371 WAT    Available
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1 copy being processed for GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-274) and index.
Contents Introduction: "A vast and silent army" -- Warship -- "The glorious cause" -- City of prisons -- Privateers -- Patriots -- Adventure on the high seas -- Floating dungeons -- Dead reckoning -- Welcome to hell -- The final voyage -- Tempest -- Negotiations -- July 4 -- Escape -- Run! -- Turning point -- Freedom -- Deaths and demise -- Rediscovery.
Summary "The surprising story of the most infamous prison ship of the American Revolution, the HMS Jersey, and its role in the fight for independence."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Jersey (Prison-ship).
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons, British.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons, British.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Prison hulks -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.) -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Added Title Untold story of the Revolutionary War
ISBN 9780306825521 (hardcover)
030682552X (hardcover)

 
    
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