Arming the Fleet

#C-7848
Tucker, Spencer

Category: Weapons
Keywords: Cannons
Comments: Includes an extensive bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Pages: 308
Editions: The first edition was published by the Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland (1989), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This handsomely illustrated book describes U.S. Navy ordnance from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, including the historical use of guns at sea, cannon founding, and the design and armament of U. S. Navy vessels.