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(Royal Navy - Admiralty - Warship Construction). Report of the Committee Appointed by The Lords Commissioners of Admiralty to Examine the Designs uponwhich Ships of War have Recently been Constructed, with Analysis of Eviden ce. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty 1872. L: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1872.Pp 363, XXXVI leaves plates (some folding). 4to, disbound. An examination of the chief classes of warship of the Victorian Royal Navy through an analysis of representative vessels then in commission (Monarch, Invincible, Devastation, Cyclops, Glatton, Inconstant), with the aim of determining whether, "with reference to the present state of the science of Naval Architecture and the requirements of Naval warfare the principles which should regulate the form and type of war ships to be built for the service of this country are fully satisfied by these designs, with the improvements recommended in them, or whether any future modifications are desirable." A remarkably detailed look at the debates concerning warship design in the crucial decadesafter the introduction of HMS Warrior. Disbound, inkstamps to first and la st leaves, else vg. 1,000.00
Title: Report of the Committee Appointed by The Lords Commissioners of Admiralty to Examine the Designs upon which Ships of War have Recently been Constructed. disbound.
Publisher: HMSO, 1872,:
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