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Gunboat on the Great Lakes.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Dept

Gunboat on the Great Lakes.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Dept

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Governmental investigations,
  • Armored vessels,
  • Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInquiry as to construction of gunboat on Great Lakes
    SeriesH.rp.675
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16108776M

    The British Royal Navy deployed two wooden paddle-gunboats in the Lower Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River during the Rebellions of in Upper and Lower Canada. The United States Navy deployed an iron-hulled paddle gunboat, USS Michigan, to the Great Lakes in Von der Tann became the first propeller-driven gunboat in the world. Summary: "Gunboats on the Great Lakes tells the story of the three British gunboats which patrolled the Great Lakes as the politicians finalized the Confederation deal, and Irish nationalists recruited Civil War veterans and staged armed raids on Canada.

    Great Lakes Junior Ranger Activity Book. The National Park Service Established in , the National Park Service preserves and protects the natural and cultural resources and values for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. This sketch, from the Simcoe records in Wolford, U.K., depicts a gunboat of built in Québec. This vessel and another of the same or very similar type or design, possibly under the name Quebec or Glengarry, were used for the attack on Sackets Harbour, mounted out of Kingston on 29 May,

      Dr. Kimmerer’s book doesn’t take place directly on the Great Lakes, but her voice is vital to the understanding of the Region. First, she is a member of the Potawatomi Citizen Nation, which speaks Anishinaabe, the first language of the Great : Gretchen Lida. - Explore larry's board "Great Lakes Ships" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Great lakes ships, Great lakes, Lake boat pins.


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Gunboat on the Great Lakes by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Dept Download PDF EPUB FB2

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