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wreck of the General Arnold

David W. Bowley

wreck of the General Arnold

the story of a disputed Revolutionary War privateer wrecked on the flats of Plymouth Harbor and its effect on the men vying to own her

by David W. Bowley

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Published by Jones River Press in Plymouth, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Plymouth Bay.
    • Subjects:
    • General Arnold (Brig),
    • Shipwrecks -- Massachusetts -- Plymouth Bay.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby David W. Bowley with Doris M. Johnson.
      ContributionsJohnson, Doris M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG530.G3527 B68 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1748986M
      ISBN 100962873837
      LC Control Number92070659
      OCLC/WorldCa33263990

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A Mounting Toll: G42, G85, Ballarat, Medina, and HMT Arfon. In the first of this weekend’s double bill for 30 April and 1 May we look at the continuing attrition of British and foreign shipping. On 6 April the United States declared war on Germany, as unrestricted submarine warfare also began to take its toll on American ships.

      When it was reported in the summer of that the wreck of a Revolutionary War vessel had been discovered at the bottom of Lake Champlain, most newspaper accounts included some information about the battle in which she was lost – the Battle of Valcour –and how Benedict Arnold, in command of the remains of the New American Navy, eluded the British fleet and sailed up Lake Champlain toward. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      This book examines many of the great November wrecks. Some like the NOVADOC, WILLIAM H. DAVOCK, ANNA MINCH, ALGOMA, MATAAFA and JOHN OWEN are well known. Others like the W.W. ARNOLD, MAPLEHURST and MILWAUKIE, less so. (Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, Michigan, , pages, soft cover, $). Henry Harley Arnold, byname Hap Arnold, (born J , Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died Janu , Sonoma, California), air strategist, commanding general of the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II.. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in , Arnold served in the infantry and then transferred to the aeronautical section of the.


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The Wreck of the General Arnold: The Mystery of a Revolutionary Privateer in Plymouth Harbor Paperback – August 1, by/5(4). A short historical book retelling the tale of the brigantine General Arnold and the tragedy that fell upon it.

Sailing at Christmas in the ship ran into a powerful winter storm and most of the crew froze to death within sight of land. The book uses first hand accounts and reprints of old documents to enhance the horror of the moment.4/5. The Wreck of the General Arnold: The Mystery of a Revolutionary Privateer in Plymouth Harbor Paperback – Aug.

1 by David W. Bowley (Author), Doris M. Johnson (Author)2/5(1). A desendant of one of the General Arnold survivors has recommended the book to the Naval Order of the United States for its certification. Solved: The Mystery of the General Arnold. The privateer brig "General Arnold" went aground in a shoal area of the harbor as it sought refuge from a violent winter storm.

Plymouth residents could see the ship being pounded by ferocious waves, but were unable to do anything to help. The late George Hanlon, of Plymouth, was among those convinced the wreck was the General Arnold.

And so begins the mystery. The General Arnold had but one boat, a yawl, which might have been used to ferry the men off the ship. The surf would probably break the small boat to pieces and drown any who tried to escape.

But some wanted to give it a go. Ten crewmen died when the GENERAL RICHARD ARNOLD Usat, built insprang a leak in a storm and capsized on the East coast of the USA. The crew of the Arnold lost their lives while attempting to rescue the nine man crew of the Mine Planter L which was disabled and had been drifting in the storm for more than six hours.

The remarkable career of Henry H. Arnold, a pilot who rose to be the first 5-star general of the U.S. Air Force and who was responsible in large part for building the Air Force from a minor adjunct of the U.S.

Army into the overwhelming military aviation force in the world, is an interesting read as laid out here by Bill Yenne/5. Henry Harley " Hap " Arnold (J – Janu ) was an American general officer holding the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air Force.

Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (–), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces, the only s/wars: World War I, World War II. "Solved: The Mystery of the General Arnold" is a great read because it includes excerpts from primary sources as it deposits you in the 18th century.

Captain Magee survived, and you can read his own account of the disaster, as well as those of others who lived to tell the tale. Given a degree of autonomy, Arnold and his staff began planning in anticipation of the US entry into World War II.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Arnold was promoted to lieutenant general and began enacting his war plans which called for the defense of the Western Hemisphere as well as aerial offensives against Germany and Japan.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Wreck of the General Arnold: The Mystery of a Revolutionary Privateer in Plymouth Harbor at Read /5(3). Shipwrecks of New England. Below is a partial list of New England shipwrecks. This list is a composite of all the wreck listed on our state-by-state wreck lists.

Clicking on a Vessel Name link will take you to a wreck data page, where you'll find the wreck's history, specifications and. She had a timber hull with a length of ft, beam of ft and depth of ft. While on her way from Melbourne to London, General Grant crashed into a cliff on the west coast of main island of the Auckland Islands of New Zealand, and subsequently sank as a result.

Sixty-eight people drowned and only 15 people : Wrecked 13 MayAuckland Island. Arnold gained favorable reviews at his new post, and his future prospects seemed to improve.

With a less hectic command inArnold undoubtedly had time to write his books. His second-grader son reportedly had a reading problem, and Hap would read to him each evening from books Mrs. Arnold. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Wreck of the General Grant. Keith Eunson. Reed, - Castaways - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. The book contained two certificates one to be sent back to them registering the owner who would receive a real artifact of the wreck and the second, entry to a cinema near them to view the intended film production of the story entitled "The Wreck of The General Grant and the Gold of Ballerat".

General of the Air Force. Pioneer airman who was taught to fly by the Wright Brothers, and commander of Army Air Forces in victory over Germany and Japan in World War II: born Gladwyne, Pa., Jdied Sonoma, Calif., Jan. 15, "Hap" Arnold, as he was fondly known and called, dating from his early days at West Point, was in the.

Benedict Arnold () was an early American hero of the Revolutionary War () who later became one of the most infamous traitors in U.S.

history. About this Item: Reed, Wellington, Hard Cover. Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. Photos, Art, Maps (illustrator). 1st. In May the full rigged ship General Grant, bound for Britain from Melbourne via Cape Horn, was wreck of the desolate sub-Antarctic Auckland the ship sailed at the time of the gold rush in Victoria the ship carried at least ounces of gold.The Delaware Shipwreck New Jersey's (Wreck Valley) Historical and current New Jersey Shipwreck Information and images for scuba divers and fisherman.

The Delaware was a foot long by 37 foot wide Clyde Line steamer that displaced 1, gross tons. She was built in .A year after charges were filed, Arnold was found guilty of two charges and, on 6 Aprilreceived the ordered reprimand from General Washington. Though considered nothing but a tap on the wrist by many, Arnold perceived this sentence as a betrayal, even though he .