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Ironclads in action

Wilson, Herbert Wrigley

Ironclads in action

a sketch of naval warfare from 1855 to 1895

by Wilson, Herbert Wrigley

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Published by S. Low, Marston and company in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battleships,
  • Modern History,
  • Naval battles

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD362 .W74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26578339M
    LC Control Number05006362


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Wilson's Ironclads in action is classic source material for 19th and early 20th century naval combat. He is often referenced in modern books. This addition is copied from the original material (not a reprint per say, but a direct printing of a scanned book copy), and contains any marks that might have been made on various original pages.4/5(1).

Ironclads In Action: A Sketch Of Naval Warfare From ToWith Some Account Of The Development Of The Battleship In England Hardcover – /5(5). Ironclads in action; a sketch of naval warfare from towith some account of the development of the battleship in England [Herbert Wrigley Wilson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text/5(3). Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from toVolume 1 Herbert Wrigley Wilson Full view - Ironclads in Action; A Sketch of Naval Warfare from towith Some Account of the Development of the Battleship in England by H.W.

Wilson. with an Introd. by Captain A.T. Mahan Volume 2 by Herbert Wrigley Wilson/5(2). Ironclads in Action - A Sketch of Naval Warfare From to - Vol. II is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic Ironclads in action book such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

The volume of Wilson does a very nice job of covering the beginning of ironclad warfare in the US Civil War and the Italo-Austrian War which resulted in the Battle of Lissa, one of histories more interesting but lesser-known sea fights.

It ends with the Bombardment of Alexandria inthe one time Royal Navy ironclads fired shots in anger. Apendices (v. 2, p. ) I. The development of the French navy, II. Report of the French committee in upon the practicability of attacking. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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IRONCLADS IN ACTION. Wilson, H. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Seller Rating: % positive.

Ironclads in Action. Title: Ironclads in Action. Author: WILSON, H. A fine, clean, solid set. Quite attractive. Ironclads in action: a sketch of naval warfare from to with some account of the development of the battleship in England.

[Herbert Wrigley Wilson; Sampson Low, Marston & Company,] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Ironclads in action: a sketch of naval warfare from towith some account of the development of the battleship in England.

[Herbert Wrigley Wilson] -- "The present work is an attempt to give, with fair detail, a sketch of naval warfare in the period of transition which has followed the introduction of steam.".

Book Review: Ironclads at War: The Origin and Development of the Armored Warship, (Jack Greene and Alessandro Massignani): MHQ. Ironclads at War: The Origin and Development of the Armored Warship,by Jack Greene and Alessandro Author: Ehoward.

Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to by Herbert Wrigley Wilson starting at $ Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. "Ironclads in Action a Sketch of Naval Warfare From to With Some Account of the Development of the Battleship in England" by H.W.

Wilson Sampson Low, London - first UK edition - with maps, plans and illustrations - 25cmx20cm, p, p - condition: good, original binding with ship gilded on front, some restatoration to spine, spine relaid vol. 2, bookplate of naval officer to. "The action of the (9 March ), and the performance, power, and capabilities of the Monitor, must effect a radical change in naval warfare" Letter of 15 March to Lieutenant John L.

Worden from Gideon Welles. RULES FOR IRONCLAD GAMES. Bibliotheca sacra. Journal of Economic Education Journal of Law and Education Books by Language Journal of Management Studies Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. HATECAST ElectraTone Guitar Effects Oh The Insanity. Full text of "Ironclads in action:". In Ironclads (), the gap between the haves and have-nots has become drastically wider in this near-future novella, especially in the military, where its become popular for rich young men, called Scions, to engage in war, battling foes in high-tech, weaponized and near-impenetrable suits of armor paid for/5.

Ironclads in Action; A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to Volume 1 by Herbert Wrigley Wilson starting at $ Ironclads in Action; A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to Volume 1 has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Ironclads in Action by Herbert Wrigley Wilson.

Title Ironclads in Action. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

See details - Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to ; Volume 1 by He. (from a Yaquinto ad:) The IRONCLADS is a tactical level, simultaneous movement, game of ship-to-ship combat in the American Civil War.

Players move one or more of over counters that represent individual ships over a large (42" x /2") four pieceqeomorphlc mapboard as they attempt to outmaneuver and out-shoot their opponents. 45 ship specification cards give such vital information as /10(). The authors are scathing about H W Wilsons book 'Ironclads in Action', yet I am left wondering if their own effort may not be just as inaccurate, only in other directions: in truth I got rather more enjoyment from reading Wilsons classic work than I did from this one.

Despite this I recommend the book/5(6). This is a list of ironclads of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. An ironclad was a steam-propelled warship in the early part of the second half of the 19th century, protected by iron or steel armour plates.

The term battleship was not used by the Admiralty until the early s, with the construction of. Through the remainder of the war, ironclads saw action in the Union's attacks on Confederate ports.

Seven Union monitors, including USS Montauk, as well as two other ironclads, the ironclad frigate New Ironsides and a light-draft USS Keokuk, participated in the failed attack on Charleston; one was sunk. Wilson, Herbert Wrigley, Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare From toWith Some Account of the Development of the Battleship in England (2 volumes (American and British imprints), ), contrib.

by A. Mahan. Volume I: page images at Google; US access only; Volume II: multiple formats at New York: Hippocrene Books. ISBN Sondhaus, Lawrence ().

The Naval Policy of Austria-Hungary, – West Lafayette: Purdue University Press. ISBN Wilson, Herbert Wrigley (). Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from to London: S. Low, Marston and Company. OCLC Installed power: 2, ihp (1, kW), 4 Boilers.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wilson, Herbert Wrigley, Ironclads in action. London, S. Low, Marston and Co., (DLC) He also fails to mention that the Union’s first ironclads were the seven “City class” gunboats completed on the Mississippi in January and in action at Fort Henry on Feb.

But these are small things compared to the good things this book offers, above all its portrayal of. Ironclad warships were another innovation of the American Civil War. Like submarines and balloons, the ironclad war ship wasn't invented during the Civil War, but the Civil War was the first time ironclads saw widespread, effective use.

Inthe Korean Royal Navy launched what some believe to be the first ironclad warship. It was an awesome slice of science fiction whereas “Ironclads” is a superficial shoot-em-up-action-thriller with little pretence of drilling down into any element of the story.

The narrative is tight and the action comes at you thick and fast. It almost reads like a pitch for a Hollywood action /5(55). In the s and s, the Ottoman Navy ordered or acquired a series of ironclad warships, built almost entirely in foreign shipyards.

The first class, the four Osmaniye-class ironclads, were ordered from British shipyards in the early s, and a fifth ship, Fatih, was ordered in ; this vessel was purchased by the Prussian Navy in Armor: The maximum thickness of the armored belt.

From the launching of La Gloire to the emergence of modern turreted battleships inthis book offers a fascinating insight into Continental Europe's innovative and powerful ironclads.

In Novemberthe French "ironclad" La Gloire was launched in Toulon. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad—a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad in a protective layer of iron : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Directed by Delbert Mann. With Virginia Madsen, Alex Hyde-White, Reed Diamond, Philip Casnoff. A naval battle between two large ships: the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack"/10(8).

"The Land Ironclads" originally appeared in the December issue of the Strand Magazine and set in a war similar to the First World War.

The Ironclads are foot-long (30 m) machines with remote controlled guns and accommodation for 42 soldiers, including 7 This ebook edition has been proofed and corrected for errors and compiled to be /5. Civil War Ironclads supplies the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding.

In constructing its new fleet of ironclads, William H. Roberts explains, the U.S. Navy faced the enormous engineering challenges of a largely experimental technology. In addition, it had to manage a ship acquisition program of unprecedented size and 4/5(1).

THE IRONCLAD USS Cairo had only been in service for one year when she was lost in action in But after lying in a watery grave for years the ship was recovered and stands today as one of only four Civil War era gunboats still in existence.

From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck&#;s Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European naval the Gloire slid down the Toulon slipway init changed sea power forever.

With this ship, the world&#;s first oceangoing ironclad, France had a warship that could sink any other, and which was proof against the guns of. Hardluck Ironclad was engrossing and kept this reader reading.

It is a short book but packed with information. If you have heard Bearss (Ken Burns' Civil War or History Channel's Civil War Journal) speak; his passion for the Civil War is readily apparent and translates well into the book/5.The elegant but powerful Warrior embodied the technological advances of the early Victorian era, and the spirit of this new age of steam, iron and firepower.

Fully illustrated with detailed cutaway artwork, this book covers the British ironclad from its inception and emergence intoa watershed year, which saw the building of a new.Design and description. The Océan-class ironclads were designed by Henri Dupuy de Lôme as an improved version of the Provence-class ships were central battery ironclads with the armament concentrated amidships.

For the first time in a French ironclad three watertight iron bulkheads were fitted in the hull. Like most ironclads of their era they were equipped with a metal Speed: 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph).