A Treatise on Naval Gunnery

A Treatise on Naval Gunnery

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...Lemaraut, Lahalle, Courcy et Touffet, capitaines de vaisseau; Simon, sous-directeur des constructions; Gerodias, sous-directeur de l'artillerie; Gicquet des Touches, sous-directeur du port; Lettre, De Rossy, Couhitte, et Demare, capitaines de fregate.--Paixhans, p. 44. b Avis du Comite Consultatif de la Marine; Nouvelles experiences ordonnees, plus etendues que les precedentes.--Paixhans, p. 47. "Rapport fait sur les secondes experiences de Brest, en Septembre et Octobre 1824, par une commission composee des chefs superieurs de la marine, du genie maritime et de l'artillerie.--Paixhans, p. 57. Signe de MM. le Contre-Amiral Bergeret, president de la commission; le Colonel Godebert, directeur de l'artillerie navale; Lassale, Russel, et liehic, capitaines de vaisseau; Simon, sous-directeur des constructions navales; Gerodias, sous-dirccteur de l'artillerie navale; Longueville et Pasquier, capitaines de fregates.--Paixhans, p. 59. d Observations sur le danger que pourront courir nos vaisseaux par le tombes qu'ils emploieront eux-memes.--Paixhans, p. 84. which shell-armed vessels will incur from the explosion of their own shells is pointed out) framed expressly to prevent the recurrence of such awful catastrophes as those which occurred on board the " Theseus" (Art. 273, Note), which produced a prodigious sensation at the time, though she was no longer a French ship: such also as the explosion which took place in a French ship at Aboukir: the burning of the "Formidable," which took fire in the poop in the combat off the island of Grroix, in 1795, from the explosion of shells, by which she was disabled and obliged...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799445
  • 9781236799449