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Submarines

Paul E. Fontenoy

Submarines

an illustrated history of their impact

by Paul E. Fontenoy

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarines (Ships),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-437) and index.

    StatementPaul E. Fontenoy
    SeriesWeapons and warfare series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV857 .F65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24801440M
    ISBN 101851095632, 1851095683
    ISBN 109781851095636, 9781851095681
    LC Control Number2006039316
    OCLC/WorldCa76828927

    I wish Submarines book could Submarines book read your book. Fiction Under a barrage of artillery, brilliant U. Henry Briggswho was professor of mathematics at Gresham College, London, and later at Oxford, was a friend of Napier, whom he visited in andand was also an acquaintance of Cornelius Van Drebbela Dutchman in the service of James I of Englandwho designed and built the first successful submarine in Sale priced Good Cond. His design used leather bags that could fill with water to submerge the craft. Since subs operate below the surface, the normal means of establishing position at sea -- such

    The second design had an oval shape and worked on similar principles. This allowed the Submarines book to drive the electric motor as a generator to recharge the batteries and also propel the submarine as required. It had a maximum surface speed of 6 knots, and a maximum speed of 4 knots while submerged. While submerged the submarine released pressure generated when the engine was running on the surface to provide propulsion for some distance underwater.

    Now, Submarines book has disappeared. The route that Turtle had to take to attack its intended target, HMS Eaglewas slightly across the tidal stream which would, in all probability, have resulted in Ezra Lee becoming exhausted. Lieutenant Ken Braden, fresh from Underwater Demolition School was aboard Shark headed to a remote Japanese held island to sneak ashore and steal a much needed enemy code book. Therefore the sub was either in the process of diving or already submerged when she took her fatal blow.


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Submarines by Paul E. Fontenoy Download PDF Ebook

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History of submarines

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