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The Resource The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War, Robert P. Watson

The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War, Robert P. Watson

Label
The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War
Title
The ghost ship of Brooklyn
Title remainder
an untold story of the Revolutionary War
Statement of responsibility
Robert P. Watson
Title variation
Untold story of the Revolutionary War
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The surprising story of the most infamous prison ship of the American Revolution, the HMS Jersey, and its role in the fight for independence."--Provided by publisher
Summary
Drawing on hundreds of accounts culled from old newspapers, diaries and military reports, the author of The Nazi Titanic and America's First Crisis follows the lives and ordeals of the survivors of the HMS Jersey, the most infamous prison ship of the American Revolution, and its role in the fight for independence
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10577125
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, Robert P.
Dewey number
973.3/71
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jersey (Prison-ship)
  • United States
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Prison hulks
  • Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
  • Jersey (Prison-ship)
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Prison hulks
  • Great Britain
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an untold story of the Revolutionary War
Label
The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War, Robert P. Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "A vast and silent army" -- Warship -- "The glorious cause" -- City of prisons -- Privateers -- Patriots -- Adventure on the high seas -- Floating dungeons -- Dead reckoning -- Welcome to hell -- The final voyage -- Tempest -- Negotiations -- July 4 -- Escape -- Run! -- Turning point -- Freedom -- Deaths and demise -- Rediscovery -- Postscript -- Appendix I. "The poet of the American Revolution" -- Appendix II. List of prison ships
Control code
ocn960294582
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780306825521
Lccn
2017006903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960294582
Label
The ghost ship of Brooklyn : an untold story of the Revolutionary War, Robert P. Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "A vast and silent army" -- Warship -- "The glorious cause" -- City of prisons -- Privateers -- Patriots -- Adventure on the high seas -- Floating dungeons -- Dead reckoning -- Welcome to hell -- The final voyage -- Tempest -- Negotiations -- July 4 -- Escape -- Run! -- Turning point -- Freedom -- Deaths and demise -- Rediscovery -- Postscript -- Appendix I. "The poet of the American Revolution" -- Appendix II. List of prison ships
Control code
ocn960294582
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780306825521
Lccn
2017006903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960294582

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