The year is 1803, and young Oliver Baldwin arrives in Boston to take his berth aboard the newly launched United States brig Argus commanded by Stephen Decatur. Argus is bound for the Mediterranean to join Commodore Preble's squadron to protect our trade against the "Barbary Pirates," the North African Corsairs who made their livelihood preying upon merchant vessels sailing in the western Mediterranean.
Author: William H. White
Title: The Greater ehe Honor
Series: Oliver Baldwin
First Published by: Tiller Publishing
Date: 1 April 2003