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SeaPower - Special Report - Surface Warfare

   The naval strategy of today has been merged with the general army strategy including the air and land warfare. It is constantly evolving, following the major changed in the world situation and the associated technologies are improving, accordingly. The present document contains a wealth of useful information for the people willing to be updated with all recent happenings in the field. The book starts with the description of both maritime policy and naval strategy together with the changes, followed by the marine technology companies fueling the maritime business. The next chapter is dedicated to the cybersecurity in the Navy achieved through the network consolidation. The evaluation and operational tests of the marine aviation have also been covered. The book also addresses the official regulations released by the recognized regulatory bodies, for example the IMO BWM, i.e. "Ballast Water Management" convention. In short, the content of this Special Report is dealing with all important aspects of the contemporary surface warfare and is therefore expected to be of great interest to the professionals in this industry; however, the content will also serve as a good guide to other readers as it has been compiled based on the valuable contributions provided by the world recognized specialists.

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jutland 1916
 

   The interested readers have already found this volume remarkably informative and enjoyable. The content is reflecting the "British" point of view on the story, containing so many relevant historical facts and details. Numerous excellent maps are supplementing the text descriptions, allowing readers to better understand what happened. According to the feedbacks, this volume is exactly what the intelligent readers would expect. such endeavor. Talking about the battle itself, the people will always award the overall victory according to their personal judgment. The book should be highly recommended to the people with the interest in naval history and naval warfare of the past centuries, even regardless of the background. Even the general readers will definitely find the content of this title fascinating, appreciating the historical information, images and maps. Charles London has made the professional selective use of the technical information and data available on the famous naval battle, noting that the gunnery possessed by the both sides was nearly same and also noting the fact that technical advantages and defects of the designs of the ships participating in the battle from both sides actually did cancel each other out. Numerous beautiful illustrations by Howard Gerrard are the excellent supplement to the text content.

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The Military Balance 2014

   The Military Balance 2014 Release.

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All the Worlds Battleships - 1906 to present
   The 175 completed capital ships from fifteen navy fleets have all been fully described in these pages, as are the numerous further unbuilt ships that were aborted by World War or naval treaty. Data in contemporary naval reference books were often unreliable, as navies were seldom entirely open about their latest types, whether completed or not; this book corrects the record by using declassified information on Stalin's two-ocean battlefleet plans to reach the West. Ship classes have been generally represented by both a photograph and a line drawing; wherever possible, these show appearances both before and after alterations. Line drawings, many specially commissioned, are to 1:1250 scale except were indicated. The book by Ian Sturton may be treated as the essential reference source as it is a good compendium of virtually all battlecruisers and battleships constructed from 1906 onwards. The ship line drawings are showing the profiles of the vessels and the images has been well chosen by the author. The content is quite comprehensive in its detail and scope. The volume is making a truly perfect desk reference for the naval history students providing extensive technical details of the battleships that were designed in the historical period 1906-1940. The specialists in the field will also find it valuable.

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The Evolution of Naval Armament
   The present book was originally prepared by the prominent Engineer Commander of the Royal British Navy, Mr. Frederick Leslie Robertson. In his brilliant work he tried to trace the whole process of evolution of the smooth-bore guns, rifle guns, shell guns, carronades together with the machinery propelling them, during the "age of fighting sail" and up to the introduction of the ironclads. This document is perfectly detailed; it is including the expert appraisals of the different technical developments that did take over the period covered, in a very accessible style of writings. In fact, the content of this remarkable title presents an excellent and professional study of the naval artillery in the historical period 1500-1870. It consists of more than three hundred pages of valuable information supplemented with numerous technical drawings providing some additional information. The book was first released almost a century ago; however, the information and data included by the author in his volume allows it to retain the popularity among the naval historians, naval warfare experts, enthusiasts and all other categories of readers all around the world. We recommend this book to all people who are willing to get more knowledge about the naval armament of the past times and its evolution.

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Navy Board Ship Models 1650-1750
   As per the numerous reviews and feedbacks submitted by the readers from different countries and occupations, the content of this book has made many of the things covered very simple with no pretention, developing the subjects not commonly covered within other publications of this kind about the ship models and their construction, nice ship diagrams and drawings, and informative images. The book is full of useful and valuable information. An excellent addition to the maritime library of any naval enthusiast or ship modeler. This publication has been already highly appreciated by the readers, being deservedly treated as the supreme example of the art of ship modeling and designing of the full-scale prototype. It is the first volume to be released with the intention to fill in the existing gap in the knowledge about the ship models. John Franklin, the author of this nice and interesting title, has turned to the background and use of the ship models plus the detailed technical analysis of the construction materials, techniques applied at the time of construction, decoration matters, framing and all other related issues. The second part of the content is mainly comprising a good representative selection of more than twenty best ship models, all described in detail and supplemented with numerous technical drawings and photographs.

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The Royal Navy in Focus 1940-49
   When we produced the 1930's edition of this book we had no idea there was so much interest in the Navy of yesterday. What magnificent old warriors were photographed in that edition. Even a quick glance through will delight the enthusiast—and doubtless bring back many a memory to those who were in the Navy at that time. When comparing the Navy of this era—and that which we have today—it hardly seems possible that all the changes we see have taken place in just one generation. In this second edition we have once again collected together a portfolio from the famous Wright and Logan collection as a representative look at the Navy during the decade. We have deliberately included the old warships that would have been scrapped had it not been for the war. As can be seen, many vessels long past their prime, were retained in the Fleet and served alongside much more modern ships—with distinction. As requested by our readers we have added a "potted history" for each of the ships we have selected for this book. Many make most interesting reading. We are most grateful for the research assistance in this area given by Mr. Bob Todd of the National Maritime Museum. Most of the photographs are dated on each page after the ships name—you will see that most are post World War II. Photography was seriously curtailed during the war both for security reasons and for the lack of silver needed for the production of both photographic film and plates We trust you enjoy this second collection of historic photographs and derive as much pleasure in them as we have in selecting them for you...

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Principles of Naval Weapons Systems
   The present textbook has been released with the ultimate intention of Craig Payne to develop a good introductory document to the science and engineering of the weapons that are in use in the naval service. The philosophy of the author used when selecting the information and making the content of the book was that the individual weapons appear and disappear, however the fundamental principles of their operation remain more or less same. Some of the subjects have been covered in a bit greater detail that it was expected in the introductory course - these details will be of more interest for the professionals in the field. The content of the document has been compiled to simplify the difficult technical concepts of the naval warfare and make them more understandable for the general reader. According to the reviews, this title could easily serve as the textbook on various relevant disciplines, including audio detection/transmission, electromagnetic radiation and others. In fact, the ultimate objective declared by the author was to let readers get better and more thorough technical understanding of the fundamental operation principles used in the variety of naval weapons. The readers are expected to supplement the material contained in this volume with one of the available publications addressing the weapons that are currently used by the major armies of the world...

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All The World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995
   This is the last volume of the Conway's famous series dedicated to the fighting ships of the world and started with the books addressing the historical periods 1860-1905, 1906-1921 and 1922 -1946. This one it is dealing with the period of time between 1947 and 1995. In this book you will find all the fighting ships grouped by countries and listed in alphabetical order, including submarines. All latest developments have been covered in this title with a very exhaustive content covering virtually every nation that have ever manned any naval vessel. The readers who have a look into this title will get a very good understanding and clear idea of the evolution of the navy fleets of the world through the design of their vessels; note that the book includes the technical descriptions of the projected classes of vessels that have actually been never constructed - they are still interesting and important for better understanding of the evolution of some navy fleets. Every naval vessel or class is clearly described in detail with the information also covering the evolution of the project supplemented with a brief account on the technical modifications that have occurred throughout the operational life of the vessels up to their final fate. Numerous photographs and drawings complete the body of this interesting and informative historical publication.

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Particulars of the War Ships of the World

   The official paper listing the characteristics of the warships. This is the eighth edition of the book. Apart from the lists directly related to the warships, the present volume includes statistics of merchant shipping, lists if merchant steamers and dry and floating wet docks, plus a table indicating the value and extent if the Merchant and Commerce Shipping. It is expected to serve as a handy reference book for everyone seriously interested in the naval history and navy fleets of the world. Note that the book has already been appreciated by the scholars and selected by them as being important from the cultural viewpoint and also forming one of the parts of the knowledge base possessed by the civilization. The content of the publication has been officially reproduced from the original one remaining as true and close to the original as it is practically possible. According to the numerous positive reviews and opinions submitted by the readers, this title is critically important and shall be preserved and further reproduced in order to be available to the general public. Needless to say that the information contained in the pages of this classic book will be of great practical use for different categories of readers starting from the novices and enthusiasts and up to the professionals in the field.

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United States Naval Vessels   The present naval publication comprises several official manuals that have been duly compiled on the basis of the informatio obtained from numerous official sources. In fact, this is the reprinting of a standard United States Naval Manual giving an excellent representation of the American Navy Fleet at the very end of the World War Two. It will definitely serve as a very valuable reference book for everyone who is seriously interested in the US Naval forces. The document is intended to be used as a textbook in the official recognition courses since it will be providing all specialists of the naval warfare and just enthusiasts with the readily available technical materials in a single title. The fundamental principle of the vessel recognition is the familiarity with the "total form" of the observed object. The real character of the vessel cannot be actually determined by one or few featured; it shall rather be done by the familiarity that can be had with the mass of the hull of the vessel taken together with the superstructure to be viewed from greater distances. The salient characteristics of the vessel recognition are demonstrated in their simplest possible forms by silhouettes... Take a look in this document and find out the rare and useful technical information...

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The New Navy 1883-1922

   The content of this volume was prepared and compiled by Paul Silverstone, and presents readers a perfect and useful list of the vessels that operated in the historical period between 1883 and the First World War. The information provided in the publication is supplemented with the number of photographs. The book includes a list of SP class ships, they are sorted separately by name and by hull number. In addition, there are listings for the US Army ships, NOTs, plus the Royal Hawaiian Army. This is the third book of The USN Warship Series - as the name implies, the author covered the fifty-year period of time, 1883-1922. The readers may look at this book as at the great compendium of the naval vessels of the covered historical period. The text is supplemented with the images of the vessels. The vessels constructed in a few years following the famous decision of the Congress to order the removal of all obsolete vessels and all navy vessels of the American Navy fleet since then have actually stemmed from those three ones - they participated in the American-Spanish War; in fact, the success of the naval victories and acquisition if the overseas areas were actually the impetus to the establishment of the large naval ship construction program...

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The Price of Admiralty - The Evolution of Naval Warfare

   This title is one of the earliest classics by John Keegan. In his publication, the author did his very best to closely analyze the most famous sea battles of the past. He excels in presenting very concise and clear descriptions. It will definitely be very pleasant not to be burdened with lots of terminology for any land-rubber. It is really a great work for general reader of the present subject as the book is quite easy to read and to understand. The publication has been already well met by the readers and considered a true classics of naval history because of its deeply penetrating gaze and soaring prose. The author of the title is a really unconventional naval historian offering his readers completely original thesis of the naval warfare of the past not only through the assessment of the gains of the navies, but also based in the trends in each of the eras. The author is exploring the very meaning of the "command of the seas" term striving to properly understand if any navy in the history of the mankind could lay the claim on it. The document includes literally all information that a good volume of subject history shall contain. The content includes biographies of the prominent people and even some anecdotes enlighting the dry history, supplemented with the overviews of the naval periods covered, descriptions of the battles, associated figures and facts etc.

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A Navigation Compendium - NAVTRA 10494-A

   This is a revised edition o the Navigation Compendium. The content of this official document has been intentionally prepared to be used for use in the navigational study at naval schools and within the fleets. It is actually considered a naval document. The book is covering a very broad and expanding subject area. It presents and describes the fundamental elementary navigational tools and terms. It also presents in detail the use of navigation charts and nautical publications constituting a source of information used by the navigators on the regular basis. Among the topics discussed within the book there are tides and currents, advanced systems of electronic navigation, timepieces, celestial calculations, compasses and other classic navigational equipment, piloting and dead reckoning, abbreviations and symbols used on the charts, etc. There are several appendices to the main content of the book covering the trigonometrical functions and physics, instruction workbooks and other supplementary information. The materials contained in the book are expected to be of great use to the navigators as they will find all necessary essential information. The book contains literally all information considered basic and necessary for the marine navigators.

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Naval Weapons of World War Two

   It is quite known fact that there is absolutely no any shortage of reference on the naval vessels being experienced - we have lots of the information available on the vessels that participated in the Second World War, however the weapons those vessels carried have always been ignored - you may only find some very basic particulars. Such situation has been eventually rectified with the release of this extensive volume entirely - the content of the document is completely encyclopedic in its scope and is basing on the original researches. Divided by countries, the present publication is covering all the major weaponry of that time. The authors have also outlined the weapons that belong to the earlier vintage employed during the war plus the ones which were in the experimental stage or under trials/development. The text has been supplemented with more than 300 data tables and about five hundred illustrations. John Campbell, the author of this perfect publication, has made an excellent attempt to produce a volume that would provide readers with the detailed summary of all major political and also economical factors did affected the design of the naval armament and introduce the national sections to provide the detailed technical descriptions of the weapons and technical specifications, and performance history, together with a wealth of other relevant and important information.

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The Great War at Sea

   The document presents a newly told naval history of the World War I revealing the major decisive contributions of the sea war to the victory of the Allied Forces. In a global account, the author of this volume, Professor Lawrence Sondhaus with the profound knowledge and understanding of the Navy, is tracing the course of the naval campaigns undertaken in the Mediterranean and Baltic Seas, Adriatic and North Seas, and Atlantic, examining the important role of the critical technical innovations i the design and operational performance of the vessels, fire power and wireless means of communication The author has charted how exactly the supremacy of the Allied Forces did lead the Central Powers to revolutionizing the naval warfare through the pursuing of the unrestricted underwater warfare, and ultimately prompting Americans to enter the war. The victory in the war against the submarines following the success in clearing the seas of Kriegsmarine cruisers, left the Allie Forces free to use the sea lanes of the world for the transportation of the supplies and people to Europe from the territories located overseas, including United Stated, and this has eventually proven to be one of the major decisive factors in the victory.

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U.S. Battleships In Action

   The present set consists of two separate books with the content dedicated to the battleships of the American Navy fleet which fought in the Second World War. This is the important part of the naval history. These books were written by Robert C. Stern and perfectly illustrated by Don Greer. It will definitely be interesting to everyone who likes history due to the numerous famous battleships mentioned by author. The first book addresses the so-called "old" battleships, i.e. ones built before the Washington Treaty. The second book is dealing with three major classes of "fast" battleships. The narrative text of both publications included in the volume is covering the technical development and influences of each of the classes and when/where they saw the action. The content of these volumes is capturing the critical updates that have been made to the ships of the Iowa class. The documents include numerous ship line drawings that are showing the side views, all modification made to the hulls, missile launchers and radars plus other installed equipment. Plenty of photos demonstrating the different gunwork mounts and interior of the sixteen-inch turret have also been provided. The book is perfect for the ship modelers, naval historians, enthusiasts and even general readers.

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Escort Carriers In Action

   Another excellent publication of the highly successful and world popular "In action" series released by Squadron. The layout of the document provides the arrangement of the content by the escort carrier type and it is providing readers with brief but clear and understandable descriptions of the classes and their naval careers. The text part of the volume has been worked out by Al Adcock, who is also the author of several other books presented here and dedicated to the landing crafts, destroyer escorts, light and heavy cruisers, and American ballistic missile subs and flush destroyers, and perfectly illustrated by Joe Sewell. The readers have already found this volume first class. Though the publication is not huge, its content is very informative. The vessels addressed within present book have been called Kaiser Coffins and Jeep Carriers, and some of their names were even unprintable; however, regardless of what and how they were called, they actually performed the assigned tasks enabling them and the larger aircraft carriers of the British and American Navy fleets to fight the enemy. The first experience of American Navy to fly off a deck of the vessel occurred in November of 1910 - that was a Curtiss biplane flying off the USS Birmingham. anchored in Chesapeake Bay and flying to the Norfolk Naval Base. However, the Navy had not been impressed...

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Fletcher DDs In Action

   The publication was specifically compiled to provide readers with the useful source of historical and technical information relating to the famous destroyers of "Fletcher" class. The main content is full of photographs of the destroyers in action; it also contains numerous line drawings of the weapon systems that used to be installed on them. The document is telling the glorious story of the "Fletcher" class destroyers, including a chronographic narrative of the naval battles seen by those destroyers. The names of the vessels are provided with respect to the naval engagements. In short, the boo will be very interesting not only to professional naval historians but also to the ship modelers willing to craft a model of the Fletcher destroyer or one of her sister-ships. They will find a very good resource for all modifications that have been made to the vessels throughout their naval careers. Jerry Scutts, the author of this nice and informative document, is telling the amazing story of these versatile and capable vessels. All technical characteristics are provided along with the drawings, data tables and illustrations by Joe Sewell and Robert Harrison giving readers a full picture. We recommend this publication for collection, or to be used for constructing the model.

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Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces

   The main part of the content of this volume was prepared on the basis of the input by the recognized experts and members of the CIA, standing for the Committee on Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces, and other authoritative parties. It addresses the naval network-centric operations information assurance, current cyberthreats in operational terms, current information assurance and cyberdefence initiatives, application of risk analysis as a basis for prioritizing needs, explains suggested technical response to cyberthreats and the information assurance needs, and also describes some organizational considerations. Owing to the truly significant expansion of the recently established network-centric concepts in the DOD, i.e. Department of Defense plus to the increasing threat to the cybersecurity and information commonly coming from different sides, the assurance and protection of the information is considered a field of very significant and constantly growing concern and importance. Noting the actual positioning of the Marine Corps and Navy, the information assurance matters for the naval forces are seriously exacerbated and directly linked to the overall operational success...

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German Battleships of World War Two In Action

   The present historical publication is dedicated to the Kriegsmarine, which is the original name of the German Navy. Subject branch of the German Forces was actually the smallest of the three branches of Wehrmacht with which Germany started the war back in 1939, two other branches of the German Armed Forces were the famous Luftwaffe in the air and Heer on land. At that times, the Americans, Japanese and British armed forces all had much larger and powerful navy fleets, and the German Navy rested in the second rank together with the Italian and French fleets. There were several cultural and historical factors considered the reason for such situation. First of all, the navy fleet of the Imperial Germany constructed before and during the First World War, was truly formidable and forced the British into serious expenditures for maintaining their primacy at sea. After the defeat of Germany in 1918, the Allied forces did not intend to allow Germans to build a navy fleet again as it would one day be able to challenge the Great Britain's command of the sea. As a result, Germany had been forced to surrender all of the warships and was only left with a rump fleet that consisted of a few old cruisers and battleships... The text part of the book worked out by the naval expert Robert Stern has been supplemented with the excellent and informative illustrations by Darren Glenn.

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Navies in Northern Waters 1721-2000

   During the past several centuries the importance of the North, Baltic, Barents and Norwegian Seas together with the North Atlantic region has continually grown looking from both commercial and strategic points of view. The rapid expansion that took place in the colonial and European merchant trade, exploitation of the various natural resources and industrialization have all made all countries adjacent to the waters mentioned above seriously dependent on the sea and all of those countries have developed their navy fleets in order to protect the state interests. Subject development was also considered an element in their state systems directly linked to the maritime and continental power balance. The maritime law grew out of this link and associated tensions. While sharing the maritime interests, the above stated countries still differed in most of the other respects. It shall be noted that the strategic and economic importance was not necessarily reflected in their naval strengths. The content of the book has been arranged in several major sections covering the most important and relevant aspects of the navy fleets that used to operate in the Northern waters in the time period addressed, i.e. last three centuries.

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China's Rising Sea Power - The PLA Navy's Submarine Challenge

   Since the time the Cold War ended, the focus of concerns about maritime security has shifted from the threat of disruption to seaborne trade resulting from armed interstate conflict at sea towards threats posed by non-state players in the form of piracy, illegal fishing, smuggling of people, drugs and arms and, particularly since September 2001, terrorism. There is good reason for this concern. The incidence of the piracy, particularly in Southeast Asian waters, has increased significantly, particularly since the 1997/8 Asian financial crisis. The 2002 annual piracy report released by the International Maritime Bureau recorded a worldwide total of 370 attacks in 2002 compared with 335 in 2001. The highest number of attacks occurred in Indonesian waters (International Chamber of Commerce 2003). Terrorists have demonstrated dramatically the feasibility of attacking ships in ports or at sea with the suicide boat attacks against the USS Cole in the port of Aden in October 2000 and the attack against the French-registered tanker Limburg in the Gulf of Aden two years later. It would not be beyond the means of a well-organised terrorist group to use the tools and methods of Southeast Asia's pirates to attack shipping in the narrow waters of the Malacca, Sunda or Lombok Straits and cause major disruption to the maritime commerce on which the economies of Northeast Asia are so heavily dependent. Even more worrying is the prospect of terrorists using a ship as a delivery vehicle for weapons of mass destruction, detonating such a device in one of the major ports in Asian region. Attacks of this kind could seriously undermine the prospects for continued economic growth in China, Taiwan and South Korea and economic recovery in Japan by raising the cost of imported raw materials. With China's economic growth increasingly serving as a major source of growth not only for the other Northeast Asian economies but also for the United States, Europe and Australasia, a terrorist attack on shipping in the chokepoints of Southeast Asia could have negative repercussions for the world economy as a whole...

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Enterprise - Americas Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II

   In the tidal flats of the Hackensack River rested a warship waiting to die. She was the most honored man-o'-war in her nation's history. In the spring of 1958, however, USS Enterprise (CV-6) was just one more project in a long line of structures due for dismembering. Lipsett Incorporated was vastly experienced in demolition. Among its credits were dismantling New York City's Second Avenue and Third Avenue elevated lines, as well as many previous ships. An obsolete aircraft carrier, Enterprise had been stricken from the Navy's register in October 1956 and purchased for scrap. Lipsett reckoned that it could turn the half-million-dollar acquisition into a profit by rendering the ship's components into salvageable materials. The carrier's distinctive tripod mast had been removed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, toppling onto the flight deck so she could clear the East River bridges en route to the Kearny, New Jersey, execution site. Propelled by tugs, Enterprise's final journey had taken her past Brooklyn Heights and Governors Island, southwesterly into Upper Bay, thence across to Jersey. Despite the foggy weather, thousands of people and scores of small craft had turned out to witness her dolorous trek. Now, riding easily alongside Lipsett's pier, Enterprise was still intact, her cavernous hangar deck empty of men and aircraft. Only the large scoreboard depicting her wartime tally reminded visitors of what she had been, where she had sailed, and what she had done. She was already thoroughly demilitarized: her last aircraft gone since 1945; her antiaircraft batteries removed; her communications and radar equipment stripped away.

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A Treatise on Naval Tactics
   From the attention bestowed for these few years past on Naval Tactics, by several experienced officers and tacticians, those who follow the Naval service, have been frequently referred to the Treatise of Paul Hoste on Naval Evolutions, as the earliest work of this description on record, and to which all others have been more or less indebted. As the scarcity of this Treatise has almost entirely excluded it from being accessible to Naval Officers, as an elementary book of instruction, I have been induced carefully to examine the original folio edition, printed at Lyons in 1697, and to conclude, that were it more generally known, it would be of much service to the profession, by furnishing clear, simple, and practical rules for Naval Evolutions, drawn from mathematical principles, and embracing this important subject in every variety of theoretical and practical detail... The present document is actually representing the reproduction of one of the most important historical works, and the author did his best trying to maintain the original format. The content of the book is classic and the information contained will definitely remain valid and practical regardless of the time period.

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