Author:BROOKS, W.A Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Vol. VI

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Remarks on the Proposed Spithead Forts. Offprint

By: BROOKS, W.A Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Vol. VI.

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BROOKS, W.A. Remarks on the Proposed Spithead Forts in Connection with the Advanced Sea Works Advocated by Mr. W.A. Brooks, C.E., for the Defence of Portsmouth and the Adjacent Anchorage. S.l.: Royal United Service Institution, 1861. Pp 18, folding map at rear. 8vo, blue wraps. Offprint from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Vol. VI. A civil engineer's cautious reply to the Royal Commission on the National Defences' proposal to build isolated, awash circular forts to protect the Spithead Roadstead, arguing that the unforeseen effects that this might have on tidal patterns in ... View more info