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LOWIS, Geoffrey, Commander, a.f.c., r.n. Fabulous Admirals and Some Naval Fragments: Being a Brief Account of some of the Froth on those Characters who enlivened the Royal Navy a Generation or Two Ago. Complied from Many Sources by Commander Geoffrey L. Lowis, A.F.C., R.N. (ret'd). With considerableassistance and a Foreword from Admiral Sir Denis Boyd. With illustrations by Capt. Jack Broome. (East Adrsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire): S.R. Publishers, Ltd., 1972. Pp 292. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. Life Afloat; 2. Admiral Sir Algernon Charles Fiesché Heneage, and Others; 3. Commissioning; 4. Rear-Admiral Reginald Charles Prothero; 5. Looking Back; 6. A Cure for Seasickness; 7. The Cherry Medal (Vice-Admiral George Henry Cherry); 8. Some Fabulous Drinking; 9. The Paymaster andthe Cat; 10. Admiral Sir Frederick William Fisher; 11. Potentates; 12. His Majesty King Edward VII and His Family; 13. Leg Hauls; 14. Rear-Admiral Si r Robert Arbuthnot; 15. The Gunroom; 16. Thieving; 17. Admiral Sir William Christopher Pakenham; 18. ; 19. His Majesty King George V and His Sons; 20.Requestmen and Defaulters; 21. Captain George Piercy Leith; 22. Naval Reli gion; 23. Admiral Sir William Archibald Howard Kelly; 24. Gunnery; 25. Navigation; 26. Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Donald Kelly; 27. Hospitality; 28. Captain Walter Napier Thomason Beckett; 29. Paying Off; 30. On Retirement. Illustrated by Jack Broome. Slight spine roll, name inked to front pastedown, else vg in faintly browned, unclipped dj. 25.00
Title: Fabulous Admirals. SRP ed in dj.
Publisher: S.R. Publishers ltd, East Adrsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, 1972, ISBN:085409752x:
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