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Dr. Michael J. Crawford

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Member, Early History Branch

Local Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Naval Historical Center
 
Background

Employment History

  • Head of the Early History Branch
    Naval Historical Center
  • Editor
    Naval Historical Center
  • Head, Early History Branch
    U.S. Naval Historical Center
  • Head of the Early History Branch
    Navy
  • Actor - Singer

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
184 Total References
Web References
MAHS - MAHS - Directors and Advisors
www.mahsnet.org, 10 June 2014 [cached]
Dr. Michael Crawford - Early History Branch, Naval Historical Center
Virginia Capes
www.w3r-us.org, 12 July 2012 [cached]
by Michael J. Crawford (Head, Early History Branch, Naval Historical Center) -- 2005 Mar 07
r. Michael Crawford talked ...
www.xenophongroup.com, 1 Sept 2002 [cached]
r. Michael Crawford talked upon the subject of his recently edited autobiography of Christopher Prince, a Yankee seaman who experienced adventures and exploits during the American Revolution, on board both British and American ships, as a naval enlisted man, as an officer of privateers, and as a master of merchantmen.
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Dr. Crawford quickly reviewed what he had covered in an earlier talk to the ARRT and then picked up on Prince's wartime experience after he was freed from being made to serve on a British prison ship and 'captured' by the Americans.
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Dr. Crawford recounted various narrow escapes from death in Prince's life.
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Another close call was colorfully described by Dr. Crawford where Prince and a few crewman were stranded in the Chesapeake and barely escaped a band of local pirates.
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Dr. Crawford's edited version is its first publication. Dr. Crawford's edited work: The Autorbiography of a Yankee Mariner, Christopher prince and the American Revolution (Brassey's, 2002) can be obtained through the website of Brasseys: http://www.brasseysinc.com/Books/1574884409.htm Michael J. Crawford, Ph.D., is the head of the Early History Branch, Naval Historical Center, where he is the editor of two major historical documentary series, Naval Documents of the American Revolution and The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History. He is co-editor (with William S. Dudley) of The Early Republic and the Sea: Essays on the Naval and Maritime History of the Early United States (Brassey's, Inc., 2001). He has has spoken to the American Revolution Round Table (of District of Columbia) on: 'Battle of Valcour Island -- 11 October 1776' (6 May 2001); 'How the Queen of France Came to America in 1778' (November 1997); 'Christopher Prince, New England Mariner of the American Revolution' [covering only Prince's early career] (May 1996); 'Revolution and the Bay: Chesapeake Bay in the American Revolution' (February 1993); 'The French Naval Campaign of 1778 in North America' (October 1989), and 'The Barbary Wars' (March 2002). He contributes to the US Naval Historical Center's 'Bibliography Series' webpage. [http://www.history.navy.mil/biblio/biblio4/biblio4.htm].
On 2 October, Dr. Crawford received the ARRT's Certificate of Appreciation, awarded to individuals who have provided sustained support to the organization.
The Battle Off the Virginia Capes, ...
www.w3r-us.org, 23 Feb 2013 [cached]
The Battle Off the Virginia Capes, by Michael J. Crawford [U.S. Naval Historical Center] de Grasse and Yorktown, by Dr. Robert A. Selig [americanrevolution.org] Admiral de Grasse and the Battle of the Capes, by Dr. Robert A. Selig [ an article in Patriots of the American Revolution; no longer posted on the Web]
Navy League
www.navyleague.org, 30 Mar 2004 [cached]
Among the naval biographies recently published, The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner by Christopher Prince, as edited by Michael Crawford, provides an interesting look at the American Revolution.
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His autobiography--ably assisted by an introduction, commentaries, and notes by Crawford, a historian with the U.S. Naval Historical Center--makes good reading.
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Michael J. Crawford (ed.).
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