The Greenie: The History of Warfare Technology in the Royal Navy (Patrick A. Moore) soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Stroud: Spellmount, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; List of abbreviations; Cartoons; Appendices ;
From the cover: Electrical technology has been at the heart of the maritime warfare capability of the Royal Navy since its first use to detonate explosives and enable synchronised firing of naval guns in the mid 19th century. In Royal Navy vernacular, the term Greenie refers to the Officers and Ratings responsible for supporting that technology in the Fleet.
The Author, Commander Moore, describes the early history of naval warfare and traces the increasingly rapid development of all forms of electrical technology from the days of the pile battery through to the microprocessors which underpin todays fully integrated warship systems. Mirroring the technical progress, he descri…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 287 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10″ x 7″.
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