Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era

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Contents
PART I SEA AND BAY
PAGE
Chapter 1Ocean Passage1
Chapter 2 The Great Bay of Chesapeake30
Chapter 3 Shoals and Shallows60
PART II COMMERCE
Chapter 4 The Tobacco Trade93
Chapter 5 British and African Trade133
Chapter 6 American and South-European Trade178
PART III SHIPPING
Chapter 7 Ships and Shipbuilding215
Chapter 8 The Merchant Marine244
Chapter 9 Masters and Mariners265
PART IV WARFARE
Chapter 10 The Convoy System289
Chapter 11 Bay Defence310
Chapter 12 Prizes and of the BayPrivateers336
PART V CONCLUSION
Chapter 13 Conclusion353
FOOTNOTES361
BIBLIORAPHY431
APPENDICES453

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Foreword vii
  • Contents xi
  • Illustrations xii
  • Part I - Sea and Bay xiii
  • Chapter One - Ocean Passage *
  • Chapter Two - The Great Bay of Chesapeake 30
  • Chapter Three - Shoals and Shallows 60
  • Part II - Commerce 91
  • Chapter Four - The Tobacco Trade 93
  • Chapter Five - British and African Trade 133
  • Chapter Six - American and South-European Trade 178
  • Part III - Shipping 213
  • Chapter Seven - Ships and Shipbuilding 215
  • Chapter Eight - The Merchant Marine 244
  • Chapter Nine - Masters and Mariners 265
  • Part IV - Warfare 287
  • Chapter Ten - The Convoy System 289
  • Chapter Eleven - Defense of the Bay 310
  • Chapter Twelve - Prizes and Privateers 336
  • Part V - Conclusion 351
  • Chapter Thirteen - Conclusion 353
  • Footnotes 359
  • Abbreviations Used In Footnote Citations 361
  • Key to Short Titles In Footnote Citations 362
  • Footnotes 369
  • Bibliography 429
  • Appendices 453
  • Index 471
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