CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
United States.Navy.Court-martial (Mackenzie : 1843); Somers (Brig : 1842-1846); Somers Mutiny, 1842; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States
CASE OF THE SOMERS' MUTINY
DEFENCE OF ALEXANDER SLIDELL MACKENZIE
COMMANDER OF THE U.S. BRIG SOMERS,
BEFORE THE COURT MARTIAL HELD AT THE NAVY YARD, BROOKLYN
TRlBUNE OFFICE, 160 NASSAU STREET,
CASE OF THE SOMERS'...
New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Artillery;
Being no respecter of the repose of man, war rends the calm of many a night with the ear splitting blasts of the big guns and the howling screech of crashing steel.
In theaters of action as widely separated as Kula Gulf in the central Solomons and...
Wilson, Eugene Edward, 1887-1974; Wilson, Gevenieve; Westervelt, George Conrad, 1879-; United States.Navy -- Aviation; Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics; Air power -- United States; Aircraft industry -- United States --...