SALVO!

Classic Naval Gun Actions
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Binding:Hardback
Published:July 6, 1995
By Bernard Edwards (Author)

Since a simple cannon was first mounted on a sailing ship, the warship had but one purpose, to engage and destroy the enemy. This study focuses on the hard-fought ship-to-ship battles where the gun was all-important. It vividly recounts a varied selection of epic sea battles and warship stories.

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Product Details
  • Subject: Naval History
  • Hardback : 208 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (July 6, 1995)
  • ISBN-10: 1557507961
  • ISBN-13: 9781557507969
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 17.6 oz

Bernard Edwards pursued a sea-going career commanding ships trading worldwide. After nearly forty years afloat Captain Edwards settled in a tiny village in rural South Wales, to pursue his second career as a writer. His extensive knowledge of the sea and ships has enabled him to produce many authentic and eminently readable books which have received international recognition.

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