United States Naval History: A Bibliography


NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1

NAVAL HISTORY BY PERIOD
American Revolution-Biography



Billias, George A. General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners. New York: Holt, 1960. 243 pp.


Bowen-Hassell, E. Gordon, Dennis M. Conrad, and Mark L. Hayes. Sea Raiders of the American Revolution: The Continental Navy in European Waters. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 2003. 73 pp.


Callo, Joseph. John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 250 pp.


Clark, William Bell. Captain Dauntless: The Story of Nicholas Biddle of the Continental Navy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1949. 317 pp.



-----. The First Saratoga, Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1953. 199 pp.



-----. Gallant John Barry, 1745-1803: The Story of a Naval Hero of Two Wars. New York: Macmillan, 1938. 530 pp./



-----. Lambert Wickes, Sea Raider and Diplomat: The Story of a Naval Captain of the Revolution. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1932. 466 pp.



DeKoven, Anna (Mrs. Reginald). The Life and Letters of John Paul Jones. New York: Scribner, 1913. 2 vols./



Field, Edward. Esek Hopkins, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Navy During the American Revolution, 1775-1778. Providence: Preston & Rounds, 1898. 208 pp.



Footner, Hulbert. Sailor of Fortune: The Life and Adventures of Commodore Barney, U.S.N. New York: Harper, 1940. 323 pp.



Greenwood, Isaac J. Captain John Manley, Second in Rank in the United States Navy, 1776-1783. Boston: Goodspeed, 1915. 174 pp.



Howard, James L. Seth Harding, Mariner: A Naval Picture of the Revolution. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1930. 301 pp.



Lewis, Charles L. Admiral de Grasse and American Independence. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1945. 404 pp.



Lorenz, Lincoln. John Paul Jones, Fighter for Freedom and Glory. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1943. 846 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Kraus).



Morgan, William J. Captains to the Northward: The New England Captains in the Continental Navy. Barre, Mass: Barre Gazette, 1959. 260 pp.



Mayo, Lawrence S. John Langdon of New Hampshire. Concord, N.H.: Rumford Press, 1937. 303 pp. (Reprinted 1970 by Kennikat).

Langdon served as a member of the Continental Congress, acted as an agent for Continental prizes, and built ships for the Navy.

Morgan, William J. Captains to the Northward: The New England Captains in the Continental Navy. Barre, Mass: Barre Gazette, 1959. 260 pp.



Morison, Samuel E. John Paul Jones, A Sailor's Biography. Boston: Little, Brown, 1959. 453 pp.



Sheppard, John H. The Life of Samuel Tucker, Commodore in the American Revolution. Boston: A. Mudge & Son, 1868. 384 pp.



Smith, Philip C. Captain Samuel Tucker (1747-1833), Continental Navy. Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1976. 115 pp.

First published as Vol. 112, No. 3, of the Institute's Historical Collections.

-----. Fired by Manley Zeal: A Naval Fiasco of the American Revolution. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1977. 115 pp.



When Captains John Manley and Hector McNeill of the Continental Navy engaged an inferior British force in 1777, Manley's frigate Hancock and her prize were taken by the enemy.


Thomas, Evan. John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. 381 pp.


Wagner, Frederick. Submarine Fighter of the American Revolution: The Story of David Bushnell. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1963. 145 pp.






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