Building the Steam Navy: Dockyards, Technology and the Creation of the Victorian Battle-Fleet, 1830-1906

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Language: Anglais

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208 p. · 31x26 cm
By the end of the Napoleonic wars, the shore-based facilities of the Royal Navy employed nearly 16,000 people in the UK. This volume is an account of the development of the dockyard as the continuing introduction of new technology forged a revolution in ship design and construction.