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'...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines; Antiaircraft artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American;
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Hornet (Aircraft carrier : CV-8); Mitchell (Bomber); Aircraft carriers -- United States;
Despite turbulent seas, the starter gives a North American B-25 bomber the readiness signal on the flight deck of the pitching aircraft carrier U.S.S. HORNET.
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Kamikaze airplanes; Battleships -- United States; Antiaircraft artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
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Devastator (Torpedo-bomber); Wake Island--History, Military--20th century.; Wake Island; Airplanes, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American;
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