BATTLESHIPS IN TRANSITION: THE CREATION OF THE STEAM BATTLEFLEET 1815-1860. Andrew Lambert.

BATTLESHIPS IN TRANSITION: THE CREATION OF THE STEAM BATTLEFLEET 1815-1860

London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd., 1984. Hardcover. 161 pp; explores the period between 1815 and 1860 during which,the construction, hull design, armament and propulsion of the battlefleet changed beyond recognition. Of these factors, the introduction of steampower, driving a screw propeller, and the shell-firing gun had the most significant impact, so that the steam line-of-battleship came ot be recognized as a radical new system more than a decade before the advent of the ironclad; profusely illustrated with b & w photos; line drawings, and maps. As New / fine. Item #71577
ISBN: 085177315X

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