The Naval History of the United States

The Naval History of the United States
Volume 1

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The Naval History of the United States by Willis J. Abbot

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1886

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The Naval History of the United States
Volume 1

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CHAPTER XVIII.

The Battle of Mobile Bay.

CHAPTER XIX.

The Fall of Fort Fisher. -- The Navy ends its Work.

PART IV.

BLUE JACKETS IN TIME OF PEACE.

CHAPTER I.

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.

CHAPTER II.

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.

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