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Hamilton, Bermuda: Bermuda Historical Quarterly, 1961. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. , 37-72,  pages (includes advertisements). Cover has some wear and soiling, and staple rust. The contents include: Minutes of H.M. Council (1719); A Listing of Royal Naval Ships Built at Bermuda (Compiled by Frederick P. Schmitt With an Introduction by Lt. Cdr. H. G. Middleton, M.B.E.); and American Consular Records: Civil War Period (Part I). This work has been referenced by Naval scholars: The Adonis class was a Royal Navy class of twelve 10-gun schooners built under contract in Bermuda during the Napoleonic War. The class was an attempt by the Admiralty to harness the expertise of Bermudian shipbuilders who were renowned for their fast-sailing craft. The Admiralty ordered twelve vessels on 2 April 1804. Winfield reports, based on Admiralty records, that although all twelve were ordered as cutters, all were completed as (or converted to) schooners. An article in the Bermuda Historical Quarterly reports that eight were built as cutters (Alban, Bacchus, Barbara, Casandra, Claudia, Laura, Olympia, and Sylvia), and three as schooners (Adonis, Alphea, and Vesta). The account does not mention Zenobia, but does mention that Laura and Barbara (at least) were re-rigged as schooners. The discrepancy lies in the poor communications between the Navy Board in Britain and the builders in Bermuda, as well as in deficiencies of record-keeping. All twelve vessels were apparently laid down in 1804. Each vessel was launched and commissioned during 1806. Of the twelve vessels in the class, seven were wartime losses. Only five were not lost during the war, then sold between 1814 and 1816.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 718,  pages. Includes Foreword, Preface, Illustrations (including three fold-outs), Naval Operations From 1785 to 1801, War with the Barbary Powers. Also includes index from page 651 to page 718, as well as 14 black and white illustrations between the frontispiece and page 524. Includes index between pages 531 and 587. Published under Direction of The Honorable Claude A. Swanson, Secretary of the Navy. This is volume I of a six volume set. This volume is the first of a projected series of documents relating to naval operations during the several wars between the United States and the former Barbary Powers of northern Africa, near the beginning of the nineteenth century. This first volume covers the naval operations through 1801, with the exception of those documents already published in the series pertaining to the Quasi-War with France. The more important naval events dealt with herein are the voyage of the U. S. S. George Washington, the declaration of war by Tripoli against the United States, and the sending of a squadron to the Mediterranean under the command of Commodore Richard Dale.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1996. 24 cm, 737, wraps, illus., maps, figures, tables, references, index, address label on rear cover Joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the House Committee on Science, the Subcommittee on Military Research and Developmentof the House Committee on National Security, and the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans of the House Committee on Resources.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1946. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xv, , 389,  pages followed by several fold-outs. Illustrations. Maps. Appendices. Bibliography. Bookplate inside front board. Some minor damp stains to text (no pages stuck). Boards have some scuffs and stains. The United States Strategic Bombing Survey was a written report created by a board of experts assembled to produce an impartial assessment of the effects of Anglo-American strategic bombing of Nazi Germany during the European theater of World War II. After publishing its report, the Survey members then turned their attention to the efforts against Imperial Japan during the Pacific War, including a separate section on the recent use of the atomic bombs. In total, the reports contained 208 volumes for Europe and another 108 for the Pacific, comprising thousands of pages. The reports called strategic bombing "decisive"