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Playships of the world : the naval diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920-1924 /
edited by Robert Shenk.
imprint
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2008.
description
xix, 308 p.
ISBN
1570037221 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781570037221 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2008.
isbn
1570037221 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781570037221 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
Chronology of Daniel V. Gallery Jr.'s career -- Off to the Olympics: the armored cruiser Frederick -- South to Peru: the battleships Delaware and Arizona -- At work for a change: the destroyer Stevens -- Moored at Constantinople: the armored cruiser Pittsburgh -- Interlude in Egypt and Palestine: on the Pittsburgh -- Showing the flag: the Pittsburgh cruises.
catalogue key
6421664
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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These diaries record Gallery's experiences aboard battleships, cruisers, and a destroyer as these ships steamed to exotic ports in South America, northern Europe, and the Mediterranean during an era when the US Navy's mission was to be highly visible and when an officer might expect, as the recruitment promised, to see the world.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Chronology of Dan Gallery's Careerp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Off to the Olympics: The Armored Cruiser Frederickp. 14
South to Peru: The Battleships Delaware and Arizonap. 64
At Work for a Change: The Destroyer Stevensp. 110
Moored at Constantinople: The Armored Cruiser Pittsburghp. 142
Interlude in Egypt and Palestine: On the Pittsburghp. 184
"Showing the Flag": The Pittsburgh Cruises Onp. 208
Conclusionp. 280
Notesp. 287
Bibliographyp. 293
Indexp. 297
About the Authorp. 309
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