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By titleSubmarines & Deep-Sea Vehicles

Submarines & Deep-Sea Vehicles

The submarine has revolutionized marine warfare. Submarines have progressed from the crude steam-driven vehicles of the American Civil War to the latter-day silent nuclear submarines that can cruise for months underwater without surfacing. This book traces the history of these vehicles and offers a complete guide to submersible craft.

Format: 297 x 227mm (11 3/4 x 9")
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 165 photos & 85 a/ws
Text: 60000 words

Author details:

Commander Jeffrey Tall has been the director of the royal navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, England, since August 1994, when he retired from the Royal Navy. A submariner for twenty-eight years, he served all over the world. Jeffrey has written The Snapping Turtle Guide to Submarines and contributed the maritime chapter of Lightning Strikes Twice, published in November 2000, and has co-authored HM Submarines in Camera and wrote the historical element of the CD-ROM The RN Submarine Service – Past, Present and Future. As well as delivering many public lectures, Jeffrey makes regular appearances on radio and TV.