de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir DE CHAIR, Somerset, preface and epilogue
Title: Sea is Strong. 1st UK no dj.
Publisher:  George G. Harrap, London, 1961,
Seller ID: 90494
de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir. The Sea is Strong. With a Preface and Epilogue by Somerset de Chair. London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-248, port. frontis., + 6 p. of plates, with some textual maps. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. I joined the Navy; 2. Trouble in Egypt; 3. Taken prisoner; 4. Cairo; 5. Rescue; 6. Gunroom; 7. The Loss of HMS Victoria; 8. Silent Service; 9. Sunshine; 10. The Queen Dies; 11. Two Engagements; 12. Dollars Unlimited; 13. ACall from Jellicoe; 14. First Meeting with Churchill; 15. Churchill and th e Admirals; 16. Training for Battle; 17. Grave Moment; 18. Preparations forBlockade; 19. Beneath the Surface; 20. Tightening the Blockade; 21. Contra band; 22. What Matter Reserves?; 23. Mission to the United States; 24. Battle Squadron. "Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair was one of that legendary breed of sailors who commanded battle squadrons as large as the whole of today's Royal navy, and who under the leadership of Jellicoe and Beatty swept the German High Seas Fleet from the North Sea." - from the dj. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good. Lacking dj. 16.00