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SCOTT, Lloyd N. Naval Consulting Board of the United States. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1920. Pp-288,+ 22 leaves of plates + 32 folding charts. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The Naval Consulting Board was a US Navy organization established in 1915 by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. Daniels created the Board during World War I, but two years before the U.S. entered the war, to provide "machinery and facilities for utilizing the natural inventive genius of Americans to meet the new conditions of warfare.” Daniels was worried that the U.S. was unprepared for the new conditions of warfare and needed new technology. Contents : 1. Origin and organization. 2. Industrial preparedness campaign. 3. Part 1. Fuel oil. Part 2. A new naval station on the Pacific coast. 4. Special Problems Committee. 5. Ship Protection Committee. 6. Laboratory. 7. Functions of various organizations, etc. 8. Inventions from the public. 9. Meritorious inventions from the public. 10. Branch offices. 11. Inventive accomplishments of members. 12. Accomplishments (continued). 13. Conclusion. Appendix. Cocked,wear to spine ends and corners, faint damp-staining to cloth, ex-library ( spine label, white out to spine, bookplate, inkstamps, rear pouch removed),else a good, solid copy. As is. 120.00
Title: Naval Consulting Board of the United States.
Publisher: Government Printing Office GPO, Washington , 1920,:
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