The sail & steam Navy list : all the ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889

Author
Other titles
  • Sail and steam Navy list
Published
  • London : Chatham 2004
Physical description
352 pages : illustrations, plans ; 30 cm
ISBN
  • 1861760329
  • 9781861760326
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 11-12) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: The administrative, political and international background / by Andrew Lambert -- Survey of technical developments -- Vessels in service or launched at 22 June 1815 -- pt. 1. 1815 to 1863 (the eras of Seppings, Symonds, Walker & Watts): Sailing ships added to the Royal Navy after 22 June 1815 -- Paddle steamers (wooden) -- Paddle steamers (iron) -- Screw steamers (wooden) to 1863 -- Screw steamers (iron) -- pt. 2. 1863 to 1889 (the eras of Reed, Barnaby & White): Ironclads -- Cruising vessels (iron- and steel-hulled), frigates, corvettes and smaller cruisers from 1863 -- Cruising vessels and auxiliaries (wooden- and composite-hulled) -- Torpedo craft -- Postscript: The fleet list of 1 January 1889 -- The 1889 Naval Defense Act -- Appendices: a. Warships built in the UK for export, c1840-1889 -- b. Harbour craft (from 1864) -- c. Coastguard vessels.
Related item
  • http://shipindex.org
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • Registers (Lists)
  • text
Language
  • English
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