By George Ramsey Clark; William Oliver Stevens; Carroll Storrs Alden; Herman F Krafft
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The ‘Spanish major’ – the Spanish possessions within the West Indies and the valuable American and Mexican coast – used to be the envy of Englishmen, Frenchmen and Dutchmen from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. To counter their attacks in addition to these of pirates, the Spanish equipped a good method of fortifications – a lot of which nonetheless stands at the present time.
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Within the years following the Civil conflict, lack of understanding, indifference, and corruption left any such mark at the U. S. army that the total fleet of the Eighties might have been defeated via any unmarried sleek warship of the day. It used to be to take years of often-acrimonious wrangling to re-build the sorry fleet-but regardless of factional disputes and political bumbling, the army rose in energy and potency until eventually, by means of 1922, it used to be moment to none on the earth.
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During the American retreat, Arnold had wisely numbered the frames and carried them back to the south. 25 Building the American Fleet 26 The Gondola Philadelphia Fig. 2. The schooner Royal Savage. Illustration by James W. Hunter III after an original drawing included in the Schuyler Papers, New York Public Library. Per Horatio Gates’s request, Benedict Arnold arrived at Skenesborough on July 23 to oversee and evaluate the ﬂeet construction progress. By this date, four gondolas had been launched.
Wynkoop left the lake service, but not with the embarrassment of being cashiered as Gates had suggested. , as second in command of the ﬂeet. 10 As a replacement for Wynkoop on the Royal Savage, Gates recommended Colonel Edward Wigglesworth and also that he be third ofﬁcer in overall command. 12 Hawley had brought along the majority of his crew with him from Connecticut. Wigglesworth arrived later and took command of the Trumbull. Arnold’s ﬁrst task as ﬂeet commander was to ﬁnd a pilot and a surgeon.
Navigation had been stopped following the British occupation of New York City every sloop owner would aid the effort. If it proved impossible to purchase used blocks, Varick was to have block makers at Albany fabricate new blocks. In the event that the cordage and sailcloth could not be obtained in Albany, Varick was to approach the ship carpenters at Poughkeepsie, New York. It was a difﬁcult shopping list to ﬁll. Besides the sailcloth and the cordage, Varick was also searching all of New York state and Connecticut for the wide variety of other materials needed to supply Arnold’s ﬂeet, the troops at Ticonderoga, Mount Independence, and the small garrison that remained at Crown Point.
A short history of the United States Navy by George Ramsey Clark; William Oliver Stevens; Carroll Storrs Alden; Herman F Krafft