Portsmouth, New Hampshire: O.M. Knight, Publisher, 1876. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #26834
84 pages. Giving a hundred-year history of this naval yard, with a prefatory list of the Commandants of the Yard & their dates of service and a "List of Vessels of War built at this Station" for the Royal, Colonial and the Navy of the United States at back; also an Appendix with various attestations, a List of officers and petty officers of the U.S. Frigate Raleigh August, 1775. Author Fentress was a long-time veteran of the Navy, serving in the Civil War, before capture and imprisonment at Libby Prison. Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" size; original printed light pinkish-tan paper wrap covers; some wear, spotting & dustiness to covers; faint old crease-line; contents in very good condition.