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Author Jordan, Jonathan W., 1967-
Title Lone Star navy : Texas, the fight for the Gulf of Mexico, and the shaping of the American West / Jonathan W. Jordan.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2006]
Edition First edition.

Author Jordan, Jonathan W., 1967-
Subject Texas. Navy -- History.
Texas -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Mexico, Gulf of -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Naval operations.
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 381 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-368) and index.
Contents OVERTURE: SHIFTING WINDS -- PROLOGUE: PRELUDE TO REVOLUTION (1832-1835)-- One: The Troubled Texas Waters -- Two: Drawing Blood -- Three: The Influence of Naval Power on the Texas Revolution -- ACT ONE: FLEET OF THE REVOLUTION (1835-1836)-- Four: A War of Privateers -- Five: The Fleet that Sank its Government -- Six: Iron Men for Wooden Ships -- Seven: The Revolution at Sea -- ACT TWO: A NATIONAL FLEET (1836-1837)-- Eight: Defending the Lone Star -- Nine: The General at the Helm -- Ten: A Clash of Flagships -- Eleven: Mister Fisher's Revenge -- Twelve: Death of a Navy -- Thirteen: Hell to Pay -- INTERMISSION: THE PAPER NAVY (1837-1839)-- Fourteen: Managing a Ghost Fleet -- Fifteen: Vive la France! -- ACT THREE: THE SECOND TEXAS NAVY (1839-1846)-- Sixteen: Houston, Lamar and Shifting Political Currents -- Seventeen: Phoenix of the Sea -- Eighteen: Wintertime in New York -- Nineteen: The Seafaring Life -- Twenty: Gunboat Diplomacy -- Twenty-one: At Sea -- Twenty-two: Second Thoughts -- Twenty-three: The Great Game -- Twenty-four: Red Skies in Morning -- Twenty-five: The Wooden Aegis -- Twenty-six: Mutiny on the San Antonio -- Twenty-seven: The Horse Latitudes -- Twenty-eight: The Plan -- Twenty-nine: Amateurs in Command -- Thirty: "To Save the Republic" -- Thirty-one: The Last Hurrah -- Thirty-two: Cat and Mouse -- Thirty-three: The Showdown -- Thirty-four: The Pirate Navy -- Thirty-five: The War at Home -- Thirty-six: A Slow Death -- Thirty-seven: Jetsam and Flotsam -- Thirty-eight: Ghosts and Graves -- EPILOGUE -- The Verdict -- APPENDIX A: The Texas Navy and the San Jacinto Campaign -- APPENDIX B: Glossary of Selected Naval Terms.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435610491 (electronic bk.)
1435610490 (electronic bk.)
157488512X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781574885125 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 182621048
Additional Format Print version: Jordan, Jonathan W., 1967- Lone Star navy. 1st ed. Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2006 157488512X 9781574885125 (DLC) 2005006911 (OCoLC)58526635

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