Author Results for John R.Grodzinski

Book Review-‘Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812’ by T. Voelcker (ed.)

By John R.Grodzinski

In early 1815 the Admiralty reported to the House of Commons that during the recent Anglo-American war the US Navy had captured 16 of its warships and armed vessels, with a total of 266 guns and 2,015 men and boys from a fleet that averaged 644 commissioned ships, and 140,000 seamen and marines. The list […] Read More

Filed under: War of 1812
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Biography | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Weapons

Book Review-‘Coffins of the Brave: Lake shipwrecks of the War of 1812’ by Kevin J. Crisman (ed.)

By John R.Grodzinski

The Royal Navy and the US Navy devoted considerable resources in creating sizeable freshwater fleets during the Anglo-American War of 1812; so it comes as little surprise that interest in the wrecks of the warships that were lost, scuttled or abandoned on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain is strong with nautical archaeologists. The 14 […] Read More

Filed under: War of 1812 | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Archaeology | Battles & Tactics | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers