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Torpedoes and Torpedo Warfare: Containing a Complete and Concise Account of the Rise and Progress of Submarine Warfare; Also a Detailed Description of ... the Latest Improvements (Classic Reprint)
by:Charles William Sleeman Esq
Author has endeavoured to supply a want, viz. a comprehensive work on Torpedo Warfare, brought down to the latest date. The information has been obtained while practically engaged in torpedo work at home and abroad, and from the study of the principal books which have already appeared on the subject, and to the authors of which he would now beg to express...
Author has endeavoured to supply a want, viz. a comprehensive work on Torpedo Warfare, brought down to the latest date. The information has been obtained while practically engaged in torpedo work at home and abroad, and from the study of the principal books which have already appeared on the subject, and to the authors of which he would now beg to express his acknowledgments, viz.: Submarine Warfare, by Lieut.-C ommander Barnes, U.S.N .; Notes on Torpedoes, by Major Stotherd, E.E.; Art of War in Europe, by General Delafield, U.S.A.; Life of Fulton, by C. D. Golden; Torpedo War, by E. Fulton; A rrnsniear, by H. Barnard; Treatise on Coast Defence, by Colonel Von Scheliha; Professional Papers of the Koyal Engineers; The Engineering ;T he Engineer ;S cientific American ;I ron ;c., c. The Author is also desirous of thanking the following gentlemen, to whom he is indebted for much of the valuable information contained herein :M essrs. Siemens Brothers, Messrs. Thornycroft and Co., Messrs. Yarrow and Co., Captain C. A. Mc Evoy, 18 A dam Street, W.C., Mr. L. Lay, Messrs. J. Vavaseur and Co. LONDON, 1879.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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