Swept Channels : Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. 3rd UK, in dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

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TAFFRAIL. Swept Channels: Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (August 1938). Third Printing. Pp388, frontis.+ 11 leaves of plates. Maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue clot h. This printing is about an inch shorter than the first and has 12 fewer plates. Taffrail is the pseudonym of Capt. Taprell Dorling. Chapters: 1. TheMinesweepers' War; 2. Mines, Minelayers and Sweepers; 3. Fleet Sweepers, 1 914; 4. Improvisation; 5. Organisation; 6. The Scarborough Minefield; 7. The German Minelaying Offensive; 8. Sweepers in the Dardenelles; 9. The Totnes Unit; 10. Tales of Minesweeping; 11. A Lieutenant-Commander's Story [H.T.Baillie-Grohman]; 12. Some Skippers' Yarns; 13. The East Coast and the Nar row Seas; 14. Dover and the Belgian Coast; 15. Mine Clearance. With 6 appendices of lists, &c. Slightly cocked ow vg in rubbed, spine-sunned but otherwise attractive dj. 85.00

Title: Swept Channels : Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. 3rd UK, in dj

Author Name: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Categories: 68,

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935,:

Seller ID: 40871

Keywords: NAUTICAL MINES NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM WW1 MINESWEEPING,