A Naval Encyclopędia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases; Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles of Naval Art and Science
L. R. Hamersly & Company, 1880 - Naval art and science - 1005 pages
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