The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

An Untold Story of the American Revolution

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"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.
Publisher: ©2017.
Boston, MA :, Da Capo Press,, [2017].
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
ISBN: 9780306825521
Characteristics: 288 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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.
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.

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