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ndent theatre of operations.
A war between France and Austria may embrace all Italy and Germany, but the theatre of operations may be limited to only a portion of these countries.
Should the Oregon question lead to hostilities between the United States and England, the theatre of war would embrace the greater part of North America and the two oceans, but the theatre of operations would probably be limited to Canada and our northern frontier, with naval descents upon our maritime cities.
er; the triple range of fortresses on the Belgian frontier — are all permanent lines of defence.
The St. Lawrence river is a permanent line of defence for Canada; and the line of lake Champlain, the upper St. Lawrence, and the lakes, for the United States.
Temporary lines of defence are such as are taken up merely for the campaign.
Napoleon's position in Saxony, in 1813; the line of the allies in Belgium, in 1815; the line of the Marne, in 1814, are examples of temporary lines of defence.
wing table, compiled from a report of the Secretary of the Navy, in 1841, (Senate Doc. No. 223, 26th Congress), will afford data for an approximate calculation:--
Name of Ship.No.
of Guns.Total Cost of building, exclusive of armament, stores, &c. &c.When completed.Cost of Repairs, exclusive of ordnance, &c. &c.Repaired between
Delaware,74$543,368 001820$354,132 561827 and 1838
N. Carolina,74431,852 001825317,628 921824 and 1836
Constitution,44302,718 841797266,878 341833 and 1839
United States,44299,336 561797571,972 771821 and 1841
Returns incomplete.299,218 121825
Returns incomplete.377,665 951826 and 1838
Returns incomplete.231,013 021822
Returns incomplete.82,597 031829 and 1835
Concord,20115,325 80182872,796 221832 and 1840
Falmouth,2094,093 271827130,015 431828 and 1837
John Adams,20110,670 691829119,641 931834 and 1837
Boston,2091,973 191825189,264 371826 and 1840
St. Louis,20102,461 951828135,458 751834 and 1839