Our Iron-Clad Ships: Their Qualities, Performances and Cost

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Sir Edward James Reed (1830-1906) was an innovative naval architect who, after attending the Central School of Mathematics and Naval Architecture in Portsmouth, was appointed chief constructor of the Navy in 1863. This was a crucial time for the navy, as traditional wooden sailing ships began to be armoured or rebuilt in iron in response to more powerful weaponry. Reed pioneered the methodical use of scientific calculations to determine a ship's weight, strength and stability, and was responsible for a number of ...

Our Iron-Clad Ships: Their Qualities, Performances and Cost 2014, Literary Licensing, LLC

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Our Iron-Clad Ships: Their Qualities, Performances and Cost 2010, Kessinger Publishing, Whitefish MT

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