By Fred T. Jane

Третий год издания знаменитого справочника по военно-морским флотам. Качество сканирования несколько подкачало, но прочесть и рассмотреть можно почти всё.

Show description

Read Online or Download All the world Fightings Ships. Cosmopolitan Naval Annual. 1900. PDF

Best naval books

Read e-book online Lieutenant Hornblower PDF

During this gripping story of turmoil and triumph at the excessive seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to stand new tasks thrust upon him by means of the fortunes of struggle among Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand strive against with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of existence at the battling ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the younger lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first self sufficient command.

George Hall's Key West - Top Guns of the East Coast) PDF

Insurance of the Hornet and Tomcat scuffling with planes which go back and forth from the East Coast to Naval Air Station Key West in Florida, pitting their abilities opposed to adversary devices flying overpowered A-4F Skyhawks and F-16N combating Falcons. Key West is a primary centre folks army fighter education.

Douglas XSB2D-1 & BTD-1 Destroyer (Naval Fighters 30) by Bob Kowalski, Steve Ginter PDF

Bob Kowalski keeps the saga of the bomber Torpedo (BT) application and the same Scout Bomber (SB) application with the vague tale of the Douglas XSB2D-1 and BTD-1 "Destroyer". the U.S. used to be nonetheless at peace while the army issued a demand for a layout to serve with the fleet as either a successor to the SBD, which might be nearing obsolescence, and as a potential substitute for the SB2C, which was once present process what can charitably be known as a chronic proportional improvement interval.

Get John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail PDF

Finalist for the Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature "Ashore in addition to at sea, Tim McGrath paints an informative, attractive and hugely pleasing portrait of this important yet overlooked hero of yankee independence. the writer indicates us a guy who was once an impressive embodiment of universal sense--and unusual braveness and commitment.

Extra resources for All the world Fightings Ships. Cosmopolitan Naval Annual. 1900.

Example text

At that time, a number of those involved had still not given statements. Every officer and sailor in both ships was interviewed; 232 Voyager survivors and 906 men in Melbourne. After sitting for only twenty minutes, Spicer granted Smyth’s request and the Australian public were kept waiting for another three weeks. By the time the Royal Commission reconvened on 17 March, over five weeks had passed since the collision but there were still no answers to the many questions the parliament, press and public were asking.

Yesterday’s prompt announcement by the Prime Minister that a judge will conduct a full public investigation into the sinking of the Voyager was necessary. The nature and magnitude of the disaster puts it beyond the scope of the normal naval court-martial in which a service in effect looks at itself and decides how far any shortcomings are exposed or concealed. It is important in a tragedy of this scale that a far-reaching public inquiry be held so that no doubt is left in the public mind about what happened and why.

P. Stevenson, until 14 February 1964 captain of HMAS Vendetta, a sister ship of HMAS Voyager, have been made available to advise Counsel assisting the Royal Commission. S. W. Merson, until 7 January 1964, in command of the Type 12 frigate HMAS Yarra and who thus possesses recent experience in Fleet Operations, have been made available to advise Counsel representing the Navy. The RAN began preparing itself for the Commission while Chaney attempted to shield it from its critics and avoid the Commission’s terms of inquiry being expanded to examine the Navy’s operating techniques and procedures, training methods and systems of control and communication.

Download PDF sample

All the world Fightings Ships. Cosmopolitan Naval Annual. 1900. by Fred T. Jane

by Richard

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 14 votes