Author Results for Andrew J. B. Fagal

British Responses to the US Steam Frigate Fulton the First

By Andrew J. B. Fagal

The launch of the world’s first steam-powered warship in 1814, Fulton the First, heralded the gradual transition from the age of sail to the age of steam. The United States Navy hoped that this ship would break the Royal Navy’s crippling blockade of New York City, but the conflict ended before it ever saw action. […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design | Strategy & Diplomacy