Narragansett Bay: A Friend's Perspective




Contents

Foreword

Preface

The Living Bay

Topography and Geology

Winds and Tides

Fish and Other Creatures

The Bay in History

Indians and Colonists

Maritime Commerce

The Revolutionary War

The China Trade

Paddle Wheels and Steam

Resorts and Recreation

Saltwater Cornucopia

The Navy in Residence

Rum-Runners' Rendezvous

Modern Times

The Depression and World War II

The Scenic Bay

Dirty Water

Resource Management

The Future

Epilogue

References

About the Author

Acknowledgments

The Island's of Narragansett Bay

Index



Updated January 1998