Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: And Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake

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On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson issued a national call to arms against Imperial Germany. What followed in the United States was a frenzied effort to build hundreds of merchant ships to replace those being destroyed in Germany's campaign of unrestricted submarine warfare. The newly created U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation embarked on a course that, in the span of a few pivotal years in American history, came to exhibit mankind's genius, ignorance, avarice, drive--and folly--for the largest portion ...

Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: And Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake 2009, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780870334801

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