The Fatal Cruise of the 'Argus'

Fatal Cruise of the 'Argus'

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two captains in the war of 1812



Ira Dye



Naval Institute Press, 1994.



the lead up to, and account of the action between the American brig 'Argus' and the Royal Navy brig 'Pelican' off the coast of Wales in 1813, and the careers of the respective commanders, William Henry Allen and John Fordyce Maples


383 pages. a few illustrations. ISBN 1557501750 .

very good condition hardback in the dust-jacket, though with a whiff of old tobacco smoke.