By Richard V. Simpson
Building the Mosquito Fleet: The U.S. Navy's First Torpedo Boats lines the $64000 and infrequently dramatic background of the involvement among the U.S. army and the Herreshoff brothers' marine yards over a interval of greater than thirty years. it's a tale of firm, naval improvement, and marine production in the course of a time of experimentation and evolution. integrated are dramatic tales of the lads who outfitted and established those risky new vessels. This interesting quantity preserves below one disguise a concise heritage of the torpedo boats outfitted via the Herreshoff production corporation. It describes layout and development recommendations brought by means of the Herreshoffs and lines the occasions that led the main navies of the area to take realize of the Herreshoffs' work.
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