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The Navy in Newport (Images of America)

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194932

ISBN: 0738535508

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Known throughout the world as The City by the Sea, Newport, Rhode Island, has a long history of maritime activity. Since the Colonial period, Newport has been recognized as both an important seaport for the mercantile trade and a harbor of inestimable value for naval vessels. I n 1869, the U.S. Navy opened its pioneer site in the region, the Naval Torpedo station on Goat Island in Newport harbor. The Naval War College on Coasters Harbor Island and the Naval Training Station soon followed. The navy's pres... View more info