A young Marylander joins the frigate Chesapeake to escape a hometown scandal, but get invalided out of the Navy after its battle with the Leopard. Seeking to remain at sea, he signs on with a fast merchant ship that makes its fortune by ignoring various British, French, & US embargo laws. When the War of 1812 starts, the hero signs on with the same skipper, who is now a privateer, and goes to Britain seeking his lady-love

The Tall Ships 

Author: John Jennings

Title: The Tall Ships

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First Published by: McGraw-Hill

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Date: 1958

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