Before the Aircraft Carrier - The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922

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Describes by particulars and brief histories the surface craft that over a span of 73 years were employed experimentally or operationally in efforts to adapt aerial devices to the service of naval warfare. The book follows the successful approach of the Conways FIghting ships series divided by country with general introductions followed by tabular data and histories of all the ships. Illustrated with some very rare photos of these little known vessels and their aircraft.
Describes by particulars and brief histories the surface craft that over a span of 73 years were employed experimentally or operationally in efforts to adapt aerial devices to the service of naval warfare. The book follows the successful approach of the Conways FIghting ships series divided by country with general introductions followed by tabular data and histories of all the ships. Illustrated with some very rare photos of these little known vessels and their aircraft.
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Published 1989
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition
Dimensions (cm) 21x28
Pages 128
Weight (g) 760.0000
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