Great Seaman : The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver. First Edition in dustjacket.


(OLIVER, Henry F., Admiral Sir). JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. A Great Seaman : The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver. London : H.F. & G. Witherby, (1956). First Edition. Pp 189, frontis., [7] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: "Early Years in the Border Country, 1865-1880"; "Midshipman Under Sail in the Channel Fleet and on the South American Coast, 1880-1885"; "Sub-Lieutenant and Lieutenant Under Sail in the Pacific, 1885-1888"; "Surveying on the East Coast of Africa, Seychelles, Red Sea and Mediterranean, 1889-1894"; "Navigating Lieutenant and Commander in Australian Waters and Channel Fleet, 1894-1903"; "Captain of Navigation School, Cruiser Achilles, Battleship Thunderer, and Naval Assistant to Lord Fisher,1903-1913"; "Director of Naval Intelligence and Naval Secretary to Mr. Chu rchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1913-1914"; "Chief of Staff, Admiralty, 1914-1918"; "Rear-Admiral, Battle-Cruisers; Vice-Admiral, Second Battle Squadron; Second Sea Lord; Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, 1918-1927"; "Royal National Lifeboat Institution". Very good in slightly rubbed, price-clipped dj. 100.00

Title: Great Seaman : The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver. First Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: OLIVER, Henry F., Admiral Sir JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. BRYANT, Arthur, foreword.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby, London , 1956,:

Seller ID: 37973

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM WW1 WAR BRITISH ENGLISH NAVY HISTORY ADMIRALS BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHIES LIFESAVING,