Warship under sail : : the USS Decatur in the Pacific West

Title Warship under sail : : the USS Decatur in the Pacific West
Names McConaghy, Lorraine.
Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest.
Book Number DBC15652
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Ordered to join the Pacific Squadron in 1854, the sloop of war Decatur sailed from Norfolk, Virginia, through the Strait of Magellan to Valparaiso, Honolulu, and Puget Sound, then on to San Francisco, Panama, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, while serving in the Pacific until 1859, the eve of the Civil War. 2009
Narrator Shields, Daniel.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Seafaring life - Northwest, Pacific - History - 19th century
Seafaring life - Pacific Area - History - 19th century
Seafaring life - Pacific Coast (Latin America) - History - 19th century
Northwest, Pacific - History, Naval - 19th century
Pacific Area - History, Naval - 19th century
Pacific Coast (Latin America) - History, Naval - 19th century
United States - Territorial expansion
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 359.322
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Seattle : Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, 2009
Original Publication Recorded from: Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest : In association with University of Washington Press, c2009.
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