Pollen Papers : The Privately Circulated Printed Works of Arthur HungerfordPollen, 1901-1916

SUMIDA, Jon Tetsuro (ed.). The Pollen Papers : The Privately Circulated Printed Works of Arthur Hungerford Pollen, 1901-1916. (London) : Published by George Allen & Unwin for the Navy Records Society, 1984. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(1),[1]-400,(8),+ frontispiece portrait. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt logo to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Vol. 124. Contents : 1. The Pollen System of Telemetry (February 1901). 2. Memorandum on a Proposed System for Finding Ranges at Sea and Ascertaining the Speed and Course of any Vessel in Sight (July 1904). 3. Fire Control and Long-Range Firing: An Essay to Define CertainPrincipia of Gunnery, and to Suggest Means for Their Application (December 1904). 4. A.C: A Postscript (Mid-1905). 5. The Jupiter Letters: Extracts f rom Letters Addressed to Various Correspondents in the Royal Navy principally from HMS Jupiter (May 1906). 6. Note on the Possibility of Demonstratingthe Principle of Aim Correction Without the Use of Instruments Designed fo r the Purpose (Sent to the Director of Naval Ordnance, July 1906). 7. Some Aspects of the Tactical Value of Speed in Capital Ships (November 1906). 8.Notes on a Prposed Metod of Studying Naval Tactics (Spring 1907). 9. An Ap ology for the A.C. Battle System: Being Notes for a Lecture to the War Course College, Portsmouth (August-December 1907). 10. Notes, Correspondence, Etc., on the Pollen A.C. System, Installed and Tried in HMS Ariadne (December 1907-January 1908). 11. Extracts from a Letter to Capt. Reginald H. S. Bacon, CVO, DSO, Royal Navy. Dated 27 February 1908 (February 1908). 12. Reflections on an Error of the Day (September 1908). 13. Notes, Etc.. on the Ariadne Trials (April 1909). 14. Memoranda and Instructions Introductory to the Use of Pollen's Tactical Instrument (May 1909). 15. [Pollen] To Rear-Admiral the Hon. Stanley C. J. Colville, CVO, CB (July 1910). 16. The Quest ofa Rate Finder (November 1910). 17. Of War and The Rate of Change (December 1910 - January 1911). 18. The Gun in Battle (February 1913). 19. The Neces sity of Fire Control (September 1913). 20. [Untitled Paper] (May 1916?). Appendices: 1. Biographical Notes. 2. Danger Space. 3. Range Finding by Triangulation. 4. Triangulation by Coincidence. 5. Reflecting Surfaces in Coincidence Range Finders. 6. Change in Range. 7. Virtual Course. 8. Trigonometric Computation of Change of Range and Bearing Rates, and Deflection. 9. Disc-Ball-Roller Mechanism. Rubbed and lightly scuffed, else very good. Issued without dustjacket. 35.00

Title: Pollen Papers : The Privately Circulated Printed Works of Arthur HungerfordPollen, 1901-1916

Author Name: SUMIDA, Jon Tetsuro (ed.) Publications of the Navy Records Society, Vol. 124 POLLEN, Arthur Hungerford

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