The Fall of Fort Fisher. -- The Navy ends its Work.
Police Service on the High Seas. -- War Service in Asiatic Ports. -- Losses by the Perils of the Deep. -- A Brush with the Pirates. -- Admiral Rodgers at Corea. -- Services in Arctic Waters. -- The Disaster at Samoa. -- The Attack on the "Baltimore's" Men at Valparaiso. -- Loss of the "Kearsarge." -- The Naval Review.
The Naval Militia. -- A Volunteer Service which in Time of War will be Effective. -- How Boys are trained for the Life of a Sailor. -- Conditions of Enlistment in the Volunteer Branch of the Service. -- The Work of the Seagoing Militia in Summer.
Detailed anecdotal history of U.S. American ships including Navy and the privateers, up to the year 1813. Not a boring read and well written.