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1 BELKNAP, Reginald R., Captain Yankee Mining Squadron, or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage. First Edition
Naval Institute, 1920, 
BELKNAP, Reginald R., Captain. The Yankee Mining Squadron, or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage. Annapolis, Md.: United States Naval Institute, 1920. Pp 110, frontispiece. 8vo, pebbled green cloth. A largely non-technical account of the U.S. Navy's minelaying efforts in the North Sea during the Great War, written by the Squadron's commander. Includes details on U.S. merchant ships converted to minelaying use. Contents: "The Mine Force Ready"; "The Need and the Means"; "The Bases in Scotland"; "The Supply of Mines"; "General Supplies and Transportation"; "A Sample of Quality"; "Mine Assembling and Embarking"; "The First Minelaying Excursion"; "Squadron Organization and Ships' Data"; "Athletics"; "The Squadron Complete"; "Tactics"; "Some Incidents"; "Signals"; "The Barrier Across"; "Finishing the Barrier"; "The Thirteenth Excursion"; "Results"; "General Living Conditions"; "Farewell to theHighlands"; "Scapa Flow"; "Home"; "The Mine Sweepers"; "The Mine Force, Ol d and New"; "After the War"; "Summary of Mines Laid". Very faintly rubbed, else very good. 135.00

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