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Mr fox's adulation left me cold. Being a yankee. Semmes was a person who commited piracy in the name of a rebellion, He was lucky inthat the union navy had more important things to... Read morePublished 7 months ago by white tiger
Terrific well written and fascinating recount of an amazing voyage and little known aspect of the Civil War. Semmes was a remarkable individual.Published 9 months ago by J. M Ullman
Enjoyed this book very much, even more so than I had expected. Detailed and well written... Easy read as it progresses...Published 14 months ago by tpate
This is easily one of the best historical books I have read in quite awhile. Several of the historical novels I have read lately either droned on with pointless statistics, kept... Read morePublished 14 months ago by J.E. Barrett
About half way through the book and I like the way it not only explains what took place, but put things in context of the time and how everything fit together.Published on March 11, 2013 by J Rabut
Gives real insight what life aboard a warship is like and the dangers involved.Shows what politics were involved buying a warship from England.Published on February 18, 2013 by Gary Fau
"Wolf Of The Deep" tells the tale of the C.S.S. Alabama and its legendary captain, Raphael Semmes. From 1862-1864 the Alabama left a trail of burning wrecks across the oceans of... Read morePublished on August 25, 2012 by James Gallen
Surely the most insightful and best documented biography of Captain (later Admiral) Raphael Semmes ever published. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by margot
Raphael Semmes was one of the great men of the Amaerican Civil War.
In the Union navy he was not a great man--why? Read more