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Register of Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1990
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Karl Jack Bauer, Stephen S. Roberts
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This authoritative register brings together a wealth of detailed historical and technical information about all the major combat ships in the U.S. Navy--from the sail frigates of the Revolution to today's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines. Conceived and developed by Bauer before his death and extended and updated by Roberts,
The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947–2007
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Paul Silverstone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-06 - Publisher: Routledge

The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947-2007, the fifth volume in the monumental U.S. Navy Warship series, presents an all-inclusive compendium of the ships that served in the U.S. Navy from the Cold War up through the present day. Featuring radical new developments in warships such as nuclear-powered submarines and
Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy
Language: en
Pages: 570
Authors: James M. Morris, Patricia M. Kearns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy covers U.S. Naval developments, personnel, and engagements from the colonial times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, events and other
The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: Paul Silverstone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

The Navy of World War II, 1922-1946 comprehensively covers the vessels that defined this momentous 24-year period in U.S. naval history. Beginning with the lean, pared-down navy created by the treaty at the Washington Naval Conference, and ending with the massive, awe-inspiring fleets that led the Allies to victory in
The New Navy, 1883-1922
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Paul Silverstone
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The third volume of The U.S. Navy Warship Series covers the fifty-year period from 1883-1922. In 1883, Congress authorized the first ships of the "New Navy" and ordered removal of all obsolete ships. All US Navy ships since that time have stemmed from these first three cruisers. The numbering system