Captain Whitecap




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/19/2000

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 228
ISBN : 9780595147717

About the Book

A sea story based on the quasi-war with France (1799-1800). Captain Jason Baylor is captured by pirates. He escapes and returns with an armed vessel to rescue the girl captured by the pirates. He engages the Insurgent, rescues the girl and in final sea fight destroys his enemy.

About the Author

Born in Kentucky, John Clagett graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1940. During World War II, he served on aircraft carriers and cruisers and was skipper of a PT 111, which was sunk at Guadalcanal. In 1946 Clagett retired from the Navy due to wounds and, after receiving his Ph.D. from Yale, served as third secretary in the U.S. Embassy to Norway. Middlebury College has named him Professor Emeritus, English. Clagett is the author of 19 trade books.