TITLE

A Change of Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Cutler, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2009, Vol. 135 Issue 8, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the naval strategy used by U.S. Navy Master Commandant David Porter in commanding the 32-gun frigate Essex in a lone-boat warfare against the armada of British warships during the War or 1812. It states that Porter disguised his ship to look like a merchant vessel when he encountered a British convoy heading for Quebec for reinforcement. It cites that Porters' strategy succeeded in destroying several British warships during the remainder of the war.
ACCESSION #
43715363

 

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