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Raphael Semmes

by Colyer Meriwether

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10577579M
    ISBN 100548334439
    ISBN 109780548334430
    OCLC/WorldCa298984022

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Raphael Semmes has 25 books on Goodreads with ratings. Raphael Semmes’s most popular book is Memoirs of Service Afloat: During the War Between the St.

Semmes was a very intelligent person, and an astute lawyer. His prowess upon the seas, still holds records to this day. The Germans were ordered to study the tactics of Raphael Semmes with their U-boats.

I deduct one star from what could be a 5 star book, due to the aforementioned 'racist' by: 1. The electrifying story of Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama, the Confederate raider that destroyed Union ocean shipping and took more prizes than any other raider in naval history.

In July,Semmes received orders to take command of a secret new British-built steam warship, the its helm, he would become the most hated and feared man in ports /5(39). ~Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama~ is a fluid and captivating tale of the Confederate Raider helmed by the Confederate Admiral Raphael Semmes.

This book, in particular, focuses on his almost two-year stint as captain of the infamous Confederate privateer, the Alabama.5/5(5).

Uncle Alexander Semmes owned a fleet of merchant ships based in Georgetown, in one of which young Raphael's father had held half-interest. But his influence on the orphaned boys was slight because they lived in Uncle Raphael's home and because Alexander was frequently at sea, where he was lost sometime between Septemand December Pages: Raphael Semmes Confederate rear admiral and brigadier general Raphael Semmes () left an enduring legacy as captain of the CSS Alabama, the most famous of Raphael Semmes book Confederate commerce as the "Nelson of the Confederacy" for his daring exploits, Semmes rallied the hopes of Alabamians and other Southerners during the waning days of the Civil War.

The electrifying story of Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama, the Confederate raider that destroyed Union ocean shipping and took more prizes than any other raider in naval history.

In July,Semmes received orders to take command of a secret new British-built steam warship, the its helm, he would become the most hated and feared man in 4/5. Browse this Book on Google.

Naval hero for all the South, Raphael Semmes () sailed two famous Confederate raiders. He outfitted CSS Sumter in and captured 18 Union merchant ships in six months before the raider was blockaded at Gibraltar. Next he took command of CSS Alabama, an English-built raider, and terrorized U.S.

merchant. This epic tale of maritime adventure in defense of a beloved homeland and righteous but doomed cause, all of it a true story, is my favorite book of all time.

Raphael Semmes is the gentleman pirate extraordinaire, but his razor-sharp intelligence shows through also.5/5(1). First published over years ago, CRUISE OF THE ALABAMA AND THE SUMTER is Raphael Semmes.

incredible story of his experiences as a commander in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Semmes draws upon his private journals and papers to unfold his memories of capturing merchant vessels and skillfully eluding Union warships while commanding both the. Crime and punishment in early Maryland, by Semmes, Raphael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Raphael Semmes was the first and most important Confederate naval hero.

In one of the great feats in the history of naval warfare, he took his swift commerce raider, the CSS Alabama, on a month rampage through the Atlantic and Indian oceans, hunting Union merchant vessels. Buy a cheap copy of Confederate Raider: Raphael Semmes of book by John M.

Taylor. Raphael Semmes was the Confederacy's most famous naval officer. Many of his Northern contemporaries, however, considered the Yankee-hating Semmes nothing more than Free shipping over $/5(2).

Foreword Commerce raiding has always been a recognized and accepted method of sea warfare. It is probable that no individual naval commander nor any single ship in our long history has recorded a more spectacular success in that field than Captain Raphael Semmes of the Confederate Navy and his C.

Alabama. Captain Semmes very fortunately let his pen flow. Raphael Semmes, (born Sept. 27,Charles County, Md., U.S.—died Aug. 30,Mobile, Ala.), American Confederate naval officer whose daring raids in command of the man-of-war “Alabama” interfered with Union merchant shipping during the middle two years of the American Civil War (–65).

Appointed a midshipman in the U.S. Navy inSemmes studied law. Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner, by Warren F. Spencer, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, ()pages, $ The story of the Confederacy at sea is to a large extent the story of Raphael Semmes, the most successful nineteenth-century practitioner of the naval strategy of commerce : Historynet Staff.

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Raphael Semmes (Semmes, Raphael, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Semmes, Raphael, Captains and Mariners of Early Maryland (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Semmes, Raphael, The Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter, From the Private.

Raphael Eustace Semmes Raphael Eustace Semmes, 90, died Febru at Baptist Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on Septem. ' Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner' by Warren F.

Spencer ' Raphael Semmes' by Colyer Meriwether Books by the man himself - Beware, he was a lawyer These read like legal briefs, 'brief' being the last word anyone would use to describe his writings ' Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States ' by Raphael Semmes.

Semmes and many of the rest of the crew are dramatically rescued by the English yacht, Deerhound, and make their way to England.

A detailed account by a highly regarded expert in Naval History of the incredible exploits of Raphael Semmes and .Raphael Semmes, Jr., was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on 18 Januaryson of Raphael and Louise (Thornton) Semmes.

He attended Huntsville (Alabama) High School and the Marion (Alabama) Institute, prior to entering the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, on appointment from his native state in Graduated and commissioned Ensign on 2 June .Book; Published by: The University of Alabama Press; View contents.

View Citation; summary. Naval hero for all the South, Raphael Semmes () sailed two famous Confederate raiders. He outfitted CSS Sumter in and captured 18 Union merchant ships in six months before the raider was blockaded at Gibraltar.

Next he took command of CSS Cited by: 1.