Wednesday, September 1, 2010

New Book: Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy

Earlier this year the University of Florida Press published a brand new biography of Commodore Abraham Whipple, by author Sheldon S. Cohen.
Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer / by Sheldon S. Cohen (University of Florida Press, 2010). New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology.
ISBN-10: 0813034337.
ISBN-13: 978-0813034331
If you're interested in history of the American colonies, Rhode Island, the navy, Whipples (in general) or Commodore Abraham Whipple, this is the book for you. (Thank you, Blaine, for bringing it to our attention!)

You can find about Abraham at The Commodore's Page on the Whipple Website. His genealogy is at http://whipple.org/2570.

Happy reading! (The book is available at Amazon.com.)

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