TITLE

Brilliance Over Brawn

AUTHOR(S)
Cutler, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2008, Vol. 134 Issue 12, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Joshua Barney, a commodore of the Continental Navy in the U.S. Barney was captured by the British and was shipped to England, but had escaped and returned to America. In March 1782, Barney had been put to command a Pennsylvania ship, the Hyder-Alley. It explores the battle between Hyder-Alley and British enemy ship HMS General Monk. After the battle, Barney defeated General Monk, which is regarded by writer Fenimore Cooper as one of the most brilliant victory of America.
ACCESSION #
35862140

 

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