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A Call to the Sea

Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution

by Claude Berube

  • 44 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Books Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Military,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8743421M
    ISBN 101574889966
    ISBN 109781574889963
    OCLC/WorldCa80907595


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Grant--while giving due attention to his command of USS Constitution during one of Cited by: 1. A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution Hardcover – July 1, by Claude Berube (Author),/5(11). "The strength of A Call to the Sea, the first and long-overdue full-scale biography of Charles Stewart, is the balanced treatment it gives to every period of this influential naval officer’s distinguished career, from his commissioning as lieutenant during the presidency of John Adams to his death as rear admiral during that of Ulysses S.

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