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Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy

Sheldon S. Cohen

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy

privateer, patriot, pioneer

by Sheldon S. Cohen

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whipple, Abraham, -- 1733-1819,
  • United States. -- Continental Navy -- Biography,
  • Ship captains -- United States -- Biography,
  • Privateering -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Pioneers -- Ohio -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations,
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Naval operations,
  • Ohio -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSheldon S. Cohen ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesNew perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.W47 C644 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23575602M
    ISBN 109780813034331
    LC Control Number2009025054
    OCLC/WorldCa421147591


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When the first American Navy of the Revolution, that of Rhode Island, was created on Jit was Rhode Island's first Commodore, Abraham Whipple, who fired the first authorized naval gun at an English ship on the Atlantic, thereby. Title: Commodore Abraham Whipple, Continental Navy Description: () Oil on canvas, 78 x 53, by Edward Savage ().

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He illustrates at a personal level the complexities of naval warfare, including Whipple's reliance on. Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer, by Sheldon S. Cohen. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, Pp.

xxi, One of the finest American sea dogs of the Revolutionary War, Abraham Whipple is today largely forgotten. In this work, Prof.

Cohen (emeritus, Loyola of Chicago), author of British Supporters of the American Revolution, Yankee Sailors in British Gaols, and several other works on the American Revolution, takes a look at Whipple's long life () and varied career.

Abraham Whipple [see his genealogy on the Whipple Website] was a descendant of John Whipple, one of the original proprietors of the Providence plantations, and associate of Roger Williams, who is considered the founder of the was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in the year His early education was very imperfect; but possessing a naturally strong.

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On Jthe Rhode Island General Assembly, meeting at East Greenwich, passed a resolution creating a navy for the colony of Rhode same day, Governor Nicholas Cooke signed orders addressed to Captain Abraham Whipple, commander of the sloop Katy and commodore of the armed vessels employed by the government.

The first formal movement for. The commodore planned to capture the fort to furnish badly needed arms, gunpowder and other supplies for the Continental Army and, at the same time, as a show the force of the nascent Continental Navy.

The Hopkins raid on New Providence took place on March 3. It was the first amphibious landing of American marines and sailors that successfully. (Recall that he was mortally wounded during the U.S.

Civil War while defending Washington, D.C. If you've spent much time on the Whipple Website, you will also know that Fort Myer--now in Arlington Cemetery, Virginia--was named Fort Whipple from the s untilin his honor.). Abraham Whipple was an American revolutionary commander in the Continental Navy.

This biography of Abraham Whipple provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Abraham Whipple () commanded insurgents who destroyed HMS Gaspee in Narragansett Bay and helped direct the successful invasion of the Bahamas.

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Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy av Sheldon S Cohen på   The American squadron under the command of Commodore Abraham Whipple encountered the Jamaican merchant fleet near the Grand Banks in mid-July. Sailing in dense fog amongst British warships protecting the fleet, the Americans took eleven prizes in secrecy before making their escape.

This on-the-spot narrative of the February loss of three U.S. Coast Guardsmen from the Quillayute River Station during a maritime rescue is both a commemoration and a report of the failure of the Coast Guard's senior leadership to appreciate and support the work of enlisted men and women at often remote and dangerous small-boat stations/5(6).

Hopkins Named Navy Commodore On October 5, the Naval Commit-tee of the -Continental Congress was established. On Novem Samuel Nichols (or Nicholas) was commissioned a Major in the Continental Marines.

A month later, on DecemEsek Hopkins of Rhode Island was commissioned Commodore of the Continental Navy. University Press of Florida Book: The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, – Contributors: Peter V.

Nash. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): History - Maritime. Captains of the Continental Navy. John A. McManemin a l l Abraham Whipple Alfred Alliance American anchored Andrew Doria appointed April arrived ashore Barry Biddle boats Bon homme Richard Boston brig brigantine British broadside brought Cabot cannon Cape Capt captured cargo chase coast Columbus command Commissioners Commodore Congress.

Author of British supporters of the American revolution,Thomas Wren, Portsmouth's patron of American liberty, Connecticut's loyalist gadfly, A history of colonial education,Commodore Abraham Whipple.

On 8 FebruaryCaptain James Pyne along with a number of other captains of vessels in the service of South Carolina were issued instructions to report to Commodore Abraham Whipple, Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy, who would be responsible for having “them Stationed, and disposed of in the best and most Effectual manner for the.

Thus was formed (on J ,) the Rhode Island Navy, the first American Navy of the Revolution. Brown chartered one of his sloops, the Katy, to the infant Navy; and Abraham Whipple, as one of Brown’s leading captains was invested with the command of the Katy and a smaller vessel, the Washington.

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The Continental Navy was authorized on Octo The original intent was to intercept the supply of arms and provisions to British soldiers.

Of the approximately 65 ships that served at one time or another with the Continental Navy, only 11 survived the American REevolutionary war.

as flagship of Commodore Abraham Whipple. Boston, along with Commodore Whipple’s flagship Providence and the majority of the remaining ships in the navy were ordered to protect Charleston. The defense was a complete disaster, with fault shared by both Commodore Whipple’s inability to command a large naval force and Major General of the Continental Army Benjamin Lincoln’s delays.

The thirteen member Captain John Whipple family was prominent in New England history for over years. His daughter's grandson was Stephen Hopkins, governor of Rhode Island and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The line of his second son, Samuel, produced Abraham Whipple, Commodore of the Continental Navy.

The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substantial when considering the limitations imposed.

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