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Author Stein, Stephen K.

Title From torpedoes to aviation [electronic resource] : Washington Irving Chambers and technological innovation in the new Navy, 1876-1913 / Stephen K. Stein.

Imprint Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2007.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 255 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p [235]-255) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Naval Academy -- Early cruises -- The Greely relief expedition -- The Nicaraguan survey -- The Office of Naval Intelligence -- The New York Navy Yard -- The Petrel and the Atlanta -- The Naval War College -- The Minneapolis and the Bureau of Ordnance -- Policing an empire -- Torpedoes, dreadnoughts, and the General Board -- The Caribbean and the Bureau of Ordnance -- The beginnings of naval aviation -- Building naval aviation -- Retired.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Chambers, Washington Irving, 1856-1934.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Naval art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780817315641 (cloth : alk. paper)

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