The Introduction of the Ironclad Warship

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Naval Institute Press, 1933 - History - 398 pages
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The first complete history of the ascendance of the ironclads.
  

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Contents

Introduction
3
A Revolution in Naval Ordnance
17
Unarmored Iron Warships
33
Ironclad Projects of the Forties
48
The Crimean War
69
The First Seagoing Ironclad Fleet
92
Great Britain Enters the Race
116
The Passing of the Wooden Capital Ship
140
The Origins of the Turret Ship
181
Ordnance and Armor in 1861
196
Mallorys Ironclad Policy
211
The North Seeks a Solution
238
Hampton Roads
285
The Consequences of Hampton Roads
302
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