18.02.2011

ROYAL NAVAL SUBMARINES

Royal naval submarines 1901-1982
 
 Author(s)                
M. P. Cocker
 Publisher
US Naval Institute Press
 Date
1983
 Pages
128
 Format
pdf
 Size
72.1 Mb
 
 
   In the closing years of the nineteenth century only France could claim near-parity in the sea power with Great Britain. The "Entente Cordiale" was a decade away and France was regarded as a potential naval threat. This hazard increased by successful French attempts to build "sousmarins". Four such vessels were in use in the French navy by 1897, electrically powered and with compressed air reservoir; the largest was 160 ft long and displaced 266 tons...

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