Event Summary

Lt. Matthew F. Maury publishes series of sharply critical articles

Date

1841

Description

Lt. Matthew F. Maury, under pen name of �Harry Bluff,� publishes series of articles sharply critical of naval administration, especially Secretary of Navy James K. Paulding�s indifference to steam propulsion

Timeline 1

American Navy and Naval Warfare, 1775-1865

Record ID

867