The British Navy Book by Cyril Field

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Author Field, Cyril, 1859-1942
Title The British Navy Book
Contents Prologue: the command of the sea (A.D. 1915) -- A lesson from Cæsar -- Ancient war-ships -- Fighting-ships of the Middle Ages -- Mariners of other days -- Some mediæval sea-fights -- The navy in Tudor times -- From Elizabeth to Victoria -- The "Turks" in the channel -- The honour of the flag -- The evolution of naval gunnery -- Evolution of the ironclad battleship -- The evolution of the submarine and submarine mine -- Naval brigades -- War-ships of all sorts -- The manning of a ship -- Beginning of the war afloat -- Operations in the North Sea and Channel -- In the outer seas -- A reverse and a victory -- German raids and their signal punishment -- The Royal Naval Air Service.
Language English
LoC Class DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe
Subject Great Britain -- History
Subject Great Britain -- History, Naval
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EBook-No. 41677
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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