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Civil War Ironclads: The U.S. Navy and Industrial Mobilization
William H. Roberts
Limited preview - 2002
afloat apprentices armament armored cruiser Army ballistite battery battle battle-ships bluejacket board ship boats boilers caliber captain cent charge coal coast column command construction cordite corps cruise cylinder deck defense displacement distance draught drill duty efficiency electric enemy engine-room engines enlisted essay essayist experience explosive feet fighting fire first-class cruiser fleet force formation French galvanometer give gun-cotton horse-power inches increased indicated knots launched Lieutenant line officers machinery manoeuvres marine means ment miles military naval officers nitro-glycerin operation petty officers pigeons plate port position practice present pressure projectiles protected protected cruisers rapid-fire guns sailing screw seamen shell shore shot sight signals smokeless powder speed squadron station steam steel steering engine tactics target telescope telescope sight tion tons torpedo trial tubes turret U. S. Navy United velocity vessels warrant officers water-tube boilers wire yards