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


BATTLESHIPS IN TRANSITION: THE CREATION OF THE STEAM BATTLEFLEET 1815-1860
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Place Published: London
Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd.
Date Published: 1984

Description: 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

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: As New
ISBN: 085177315X

Book Id: 71577

Price: $67.97

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