Naval Warfare, 1815-1914
This book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change - steampower, armour, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategy and tactics.
Part of the ever-growing and prestigious Warfare and History series, this book is a must for enthusiasts of military history.
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The twilight of sail 181530
1 Fultons Demologos 1813 preliminary design
Continuity and change 183050
1 HMS Thunderer left and Austrian frigate Guerriera center
1 HMS Agamemnon in the bombardment of Sevastopol
The ironclad revolution
1 HMS Warrior laid down May 1859 completed October
1 HMS Amethyst left background and HMS Shah engage
1 Protected cruiser HMS Blake laid down July 1888
The rebirth of the battleship
i USS Maine entering Havana harbor 25 January 1898
The dreadnought and the origins of the First World War
1 HMS Dreadnought laid down October 1905 completed
Reflections on deterrence
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