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The Imperial Russian Navy. Its past, present, and future. by Fred T. 1865-1916 Jane

By Fred T. 1865-1916 Jane

На английском языке. Обзор истории и состояния Императорского Русского Флота от автора-составителя справочников Janes. Впрочем на момент написания данной книги он ещё не был знаменит… Именно на ней и подобных книгах о других флотах и был заработан авторитет.

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Ever, more than up with that, the sides being built planks above the main boat h, b, as indicated in the sectional With drawina;. these old-time w-arships all a certain has to amount be used ; of doubt but the convey illustrations some idea of their probable form. LT RUSSIAN BATTLESHir. ably very length, and the freeboard feet above the water have a penchant for a fcet loug, prob- broad for their is always spoken of as 12 level. The modern Russians high freeboard, as the Peresvet and a good many other of their ships attest, but these ancient warships were probably scarcely so high as the old historians ship like the 90 feet high !

Plans of the Gromovoi Putting in the Engines of the Amoor 35 . 358 360 . 365 • 371 Kronstadt Dockyard Approaches to Kronstadt Engine-Room of the Sevastopol On the Road to the Gunnery School, Kronstadt 376 . Map Map Map 377 382 of Libau and District 391 of Vladivostok. 395 of the " Far East " 400 Panorama of Sevastopol {photograph) 405 Sevastopol Docky'ard 407 {photngrapih) . House after the Bombardment (jihotograph) The Dockyard. Another View {photograph) Plan of the K. H. Grand Duke Alexander Mihailovitch {photograph) Russian Xaval Flags Officer's Overcoat A Corporal (photograph) Marching Uniform, Russian Bluejacket (photograph) 407 A Russian Bluejacket (photograph) 506 A Miichman 507 407 411 419 425 461 482 502 .

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