Admirals in Collision. First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $22.50

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HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. New York: Viking, 1959. First American Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-182, + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). Dust jacket adds: "The incredible saga of a great naval disaster which remains, like the Marie Celeste, one of the unsolved mysteries of the sea." This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a calm sea during naval manoeuvres just outside of Tripoli's harbour. Why had the Victoria sunk? Whowas to blame? How does one factor in the dynamic of antagonism between the two central figures of this tragedy, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon and his second in command Rear-Admiral Albert Hastings Markham? Light specking to upper quarter of front board, else very good in rubbed, nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 22.50

Title: Admirals in Collision. First American Edition in dustjacket,

Author Name: HOUGH, Richard.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 89598

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM SHIPWRECK COURT MARITAL BRITISH NAVY ADMIRALS,