Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution

E21: Michael Gadue: Naval Stratagies of the Saratoga Campaign

June 30, 2019

This week our guest is Michael Gadue. To expedite the capture of the Hudson River during the summer of 1777, British naval engineers began the construction of a new vessel on Lake Champlain. Called Thunderer, this ship was a classic French-style radeau and was capable of carrying not just men, but heavy artillery as well. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.