The Fish and the Falcon examines the pivotal role played by Gloucester fishermen in gaining and maintaining control of the New England seaboard during the Revolution. In a rivetting narrative, Gloucester-native Joseph Garland tells of how Gloucester's secure position behind the inner reaches of Cape Ann Harbor gave its citizens, sailors, fishermen and militia a strategic advantage that led to the first American victory of the war; a victory that forced the King's men to abandon their attempt to impose their naval and supply base - and their will - on New England.
Robert McCallister's Wooden Ships on Winyah Bay chronicles the hundreds of wooden South Carolina schooners which, from the end of the Civil War until the beginning of World War II, loaded lumber in the Port of Georgetown and braved storms off Cape Hatteras to deliver cargo to northern cities, while at the same time fishermen fished the rivers and the bay in wooden dories, bateaux and skiffs. With a fluid pen and a base of extensive research, wooden boat enthusiast Robert McAlister brilliantly reveals the history of this bygone era, when majestic wooden ships deftly traversed the glimmering waters of Winyah Bay.
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