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By Timothy S. Good

in the course of the warfare of 1812, the U.S. military numbered numerous dozen ships and captured fewer than 2 hundred British vessels. American privateers, however, commanded greater than 2 hundred vessels and captured greater than 1,000 British ships. The privateers proved the one American strength that always threatened Britain during the Atlantic, specifically alongside the coasts of the British Isles.
even though privateers had a much higher effect at the British service provider marine and the economic climate of significant Britain than the U.S. army, they've got got rather little scholarly awareness. This reference paintings addresses this shortcoming via delivering an accounting of all 248 American privateers throughout the warfare and a entire record of all captures made through American forces—including privateers, military, and others—during that conflict.

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