Great naval blunders by geoffrey regan

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Great Naval Blunders: Historys Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Geoffrey Regan

From the Admiral Popov, the circular Russian battleship that wouldnt steer straight, to the HMS Trinidad, a British cruiser that managed to torpedo itself, this copiously illustrated collection of incompetence on the high seas takes a serious if often entertaining look at the misjudgments of captains, fleet commanders, and ship designers from Roman times to the present day. Full of jaw-dropping anecdotes, Great Naval Blunders proves the old adage, Worse things happen at sea.
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Great Naval And Military Review (1925)

Great Naval Blunders: History's Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day

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Who was responsible for the design of the Admiral Popov, the circular Russian battleship that wouldn't steer straight? Why did Lord Ansonset set out to circumnavigate the world with a crew of Chelsea pensioners? The answers to these questions and details of numerous other entertaining and unbelievable historical events are revealed in this absorbing survey of naval incompetence from Roman times to the Falklands War. Geoffrey Regan certainly sets out to prove that there is truth in the old adage "Worse things happen at sea. Peppered with quotes from those who did their utmost albeit unwittingly to hinder naval progress, this entertaining and instructive book will appeal to the naval enthusiast and general reader alike. Convert currency.

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  1. Geoffrey Regan wrote 30 historical and educational books, including Naval Blunders, Historical Blunders, Royal Blunders, Flying Blunders, Blue on Blue, and.

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