The Story of Admiral Dewey and the Battle of Manila Bay

The Story of Admiral Dewey and the Battle of Manila Bay Originally published in and as portions respectively of Naval Officers Their Heredity and Development by C B Davenport and Boys Book of Sea Battles by C C Fraser this Kindle edition e

  • Title: The Story of Admiral Dewey and the Battle of Manila Bay
  • Author: Charles Benedict Davenport Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Originally published in 1919 and 1920 as portions, respectively, of Naval Officers Their Heredity and Development, by C B Davenport, and Boys Book of Sea Battles, by C C Fraser, this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 16 pages, provides a brief biography of George Dewey and gives, in simple language, the details of the BattleOriginally published in 1919 and 1920 as portions, respectively, of Naval Officers Their Heredity and Development, by C B Davenport, and Boys Book of Sea Battles, by C C Fraser, this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 16 pages, provides a brief biography of George Dewey and gives, in simple language, the details of the Battle of Manila Bay Philippines, May 1, 1898 , the first important naval engagement of the Spanish American War.Sample passage It was a Sunday that day of peace with civilized mankind when, singular as it is, most of the world s important battles seem to have been fought to a conclusion At a little past five the forts on the Manila shore, and at Cavite, just opposite, began to open up but their projectiles fell a half mile short of the fleet No reply was made Commodore Dewey, on the bridge of the Olympia, had his plans, and nothing could divert him While the dispatch boat McCulloch stopped in the middle of the Bay, the cruisers passed on in single file, swung around to the right, and, under full steam, made straight toward the arsenal at Cavite and the Spanish fleet which could be seen anchored there By this time the fire from the forts and the enemy ships, each of the latter bearing aloft great battle flags of red and gold, was very heavy, the reverberations from the powerful Spanish guns echoing and reechoing across the waters of the Bay from headland to headland But still their shells fell short Either they were low of range, or their weapons were not of sufficient power to carry up About the authors Chelsea Curtis Fraser 1876 1954 was a Canadian born historian and author Other works include Boy s Book of Battles, Around the World in Ten Days, and Heroes of the Air Charles Benedict Davenport 1866 1944 was an American biologist and author Other works include Statistical Methods and Experimental Morphology.

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