The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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Algerian corsairs and French privateers caused the US to reinstate a naval establishment in March 1794. Initially six frigates the design of Joshua Humphreys ensured this small fleet was very powerful indeed..... . .