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7 edition of Africa Squadron found in the catalog.

Africa Squadron

The U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842-1861

by Donald L. Canney

  • 197 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Books Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States,
  • Africa,
  • North America,
  • Military - General,
  • International - General,
  • Military - Naval,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Antislavery movements,
  • 19th century,
  • Africa, West,
  • Slave trade

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8743212M
    ISBN 101574886061
    ISBN 109781574886061
    OCLC/WorldCa63692560

      PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Although Operation Safeguard was the last book written in the Squadron series, the events in the story take place immediately after those in Operation Valkyrie. Frederick E. Smith () joined the R.A.F. in as a wireless operator/air gunner and commenced service in early , serving in Britain, Africa and. No.1 Squadron (S.A.A.F.) was the first squadron formed as part of the new South Africa Air Force in February Its involvement in the Second World War began in May , when the squadron moved to Kenya with its Hawker Furys, to guard .

      The Royal Navy and the Battle to End Slavery. Service on the West Africa Squadron was a thankless and overwhelming task, full of risk and posing a constant threat to the health of the crews.   Presents the history of the US Navy's Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years' time the squadron proved ineffective. This book investigates how this unit earned a poor reputation and whether it is deserved, and traces the Navy's role in interdicting the slave trade. show more/5(6).

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Africa Squadron by Donald L. Canney Download PDF EPUB FB2

37 rows  The Africa Squadron was a unit of the United States Navy that operated from to to suppress the slave trade along the coast of West Africa. However, the term was often ascribed generally to anti-slavery operations during the period leading up to the American Civil War.

The squadron was an outgrowth of the treaty between the United States and the Branch: United States Navy. Donald L. CanneyOCOs study is the first book-length history of the U.S. NavyOCOs Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty yearsOCO time the squadron proved ineffective.

To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in the squadron was unpopular. The equatorial climate, departmental neglect, and judicial 3/5(1).

Donald L. Canney’s study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navy’s Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years’ time the squadron proved ineffective.

To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in /5(3). This book addresses the Africa Squadron, a U.S. Navy unit organized to eliminate the slave trade (but primarily to protect legitimate American traders in the region).

Africa Squadron book interesting book and it is obvious that the author did extensive research. A good book, especially if /5(3). Whenever I see Donald L. Canney's name on a book, I can be confident that it is well-researched, well-written, and interesting.

Africa Squadron book Squadron is a good example; it's a topic that hasn't been covered much before, and while it's about the antebellum navy, the connections with the approaching Civil War are significant/5. The Royal Navy established the West Africa Squadron at substantial expense in after Parliament passed the Slave Trade Act ofan Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

The squadron's task was to suppress the Atlantic slave trade by patrolling the coast of West Africa. With a home base at Portsmouth, it began with two small ships, the gun fifth-rate frigate Branch: Royal Navy.

Presents the history of the US Navy's Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years' time the squadron proved ineffective. This book investigates how this unit earned a poor reputation and whether it is deserved, and traces the Navy's role in interdicting the slave trade.3/5(1).

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Royal Navy established the West Africa Squadron (or Preventative Squadron) at substantial expense in after Parliament passed the Slave Trade Act of Donald L.

Canney's study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navy's Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years' time the squadron proved ineffective.

To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in. Donald L. Canneys study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navys Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years time the squadron proved ineffective.

To officers and enlisted men alike, duty in Brand: Potomac Books Inc. Get this from a library. Africa Squadron: the U.S. Navy and the slave trade, [Donald L Canney] -- "Donald L. Canney's study is the first book-length history of the U.S. Navy's Africa Squadron. Established in to enforce the ban on importing slaves to the United States, in twenty years' time.

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Slave trade outlawed, --Sporadic suppression: U.S. Navy anti-slave trade activities, --The scene is set: Webster-Ashburton and the U.S. Navy, --Capt. Matthew C.

Perry and the first Africa Squadron, --Commodore Skinner, the fever, and the notorious pons, --Flag Officer Read: the federal courts. John Broich holds a PhD in British History from Stanford University, and is a professor of British Empire history at Case Western Reserve University.

His writing regularly appears in the Guardian, Smithsonian Magazine, and Newsweek. He is the author of Squadron: Ending the African Slave Trade, available from Overlook : ABRAMS.

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The Blockade of Africa began in after the United Kingdom outlawed the Atlantic slave trade, making it illegal for British ships to transport Royal Navy immediately established a presence off Africa to enforce the ban, called the West Africa gh the ban initially applied only to British ships, Britain negotiated treaties with other countries to give the Royal Location: Africa, the Americas, West Indies, Atlantic.

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The squadron was a huge financial undertaking for the British government. (But I think we'll all agree, a noble cause indeed.) Between and The West Africa Squadron captured slave ships and freedAfricans.Popular Raf Squadron Books Showing of 33 'The Greatest Squadron of Them All': The Definitive History of (City of Edinburgh) Squadron, RAuxAF Volume II: to Date.This is in used condition, a paperback book on the WW2 German Afrikakorps Afrika Korps In Action Squadron Signal Reference Book.

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