vs "La Vengeance"--Contains
primary source material from Commodore Thomas Truxton
regarding his ship's combat with the French vessel "La
Vengeance". Part of the Maritime History Virtual
Quasi War with France--From
the Napoleon Series web site.
Navy site looks at the medical ramifications of the
Quasi-War and the innovations introduced to Navy medical
care during this period.
With France, 1798-1800--From
the U.S. State Department.
- The Quasi-War was an undeclared war fought entirely at
sea between the United States and France from 1798 to
1800. Wikipedia article.
Naval site deals with the history of the Navy after the
Revolutionary War. Contains information on the Barbary
Wars as well as the Quasi-War. The conflict with France
is about 2/3 of the way down the page.
History of Ships Named
before Captains Pike, Archer, Kirk, and Picard roamed the
'final frontier', the U.S. Navy possessed several
warships named Enterprise. One of them engaged the French
in the Quasi-War. This site is different, but
interesting! You could say that the U.S. Navy has "lived
long and prospered" since that early conflict.
Act to Authorize the Defense of the Merchant Vessels of
the United States against French Depredations; June
We Have Any Records Relating to French Spoliation
the Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and
Records Administration Spring 1991, Vol. 23, No. 1.
Discusses what happened with American claims against
France and other nations regarding ships seized in the
period of the Quasi-War.