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Bluejackets in the blubber room : a biography of the William Badger, 1828-1865 / Peter Kurtz.

Author/creator Kurtz, Peter, 1958-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoTuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2013.
Descriptionxvi, 190 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents The ocean -- "The building of great ships" -- The master of Badger's Island -- The wreck of the William Badger -- The town that made shoes -- The Bonney journal -- The Bliss journal -- Deck wallopers and blubber-room hands -- The harbor -- Unfit for service -- Hampton Roads coal hulk -- "Contrabands of war" -- The capture of Beaufort -- "The sound of the last trumpet" -- Wartime storeship -- The scandal -- The Fort Fisher campaign -- The last watch -- Appendix: post William Badger profiles.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2012024178
ISBN9780817317799 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0817317791 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0817386459 (ebook)
ISBN9780817386450 (ebook)

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