The Garrett Enigma

R 145.00  

Subtitle: And the Early Submarine Pioneers
Author: Paul Bowers
Publisher: Airlife Pub Ltd (2002)
ISBN-10: 1840370661
ISBN-13: 9781840370669
Condition: Very Good. A few small marks on the front board and endpapers. The DJ is rubbed with a few small marks; light creasing and small closed tears along the edges. 
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 25.3 x 19.6 x 2.0 cm

Weight: 0.8 kg

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Towards the end of the nineteenth century, the world's major navies started to give serious consideration to arming themselves with a new form of vessel - submarine. Perhaps the best known British inventor was George William Garrett, who designed and built a steam - driven submarine in 1879 and later helped to build others which were exported.


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