Britain's Naval Power

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    THIS little volume ought to prove very useful to those who wish to know the chief events in the rise of Britain's naval power, without having to plod through details of little consequence. All the great battles are described, and plans of the actions are supplied with them. Celebrated single actions are also mentioned, and although, as the author himself states, some parts require revision and slight corrections, the volume is altogether a light and readable history of the first line of defence, to be commended to every one who desires to know something about naval battles without undertaking a systematic study of the subject.

    Britain's Naval Power.

    By Hamilton Williams. (London: Macmillan, 1894.)

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    Britain's Naval Power. Nature 52, 173 (1895) doi:10.1038/052173b0

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