Home of the Fleet: A Century of Portsmouth Royal Dockyard in Photographs [Audiobook] download free by Stephen Courtney

Home of the Fleet: A Century of Portsmouth Royal Dockyard in Photographs Audiobook download free by Stephen Courtney
  • Listen audiobook: Home of the Fleet: A Century of Portsmouth Royal Dockyard in Photographs
  • Author: Stephen Courtney
  • Release date: 2009/9/4
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780752449425
  • Rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Votes: 424
  • Review by: Cassius Seibert
  • Review rating: 7.02 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/11
  • Duration: 2H22M27S in 256 kbps (38.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, WMA, FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS, MP3 (compression RAR, LZO, TAR.BZ2, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 13M35S (3.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: During the past century, the Royal Navy and its support services at Portsmouth dockyard have experienced a pace of change not seen since the fifteenth century. This book examines the impact of that change on the ships, buildings and personnel of the naval base. The dockyard has evolved continually as a support service, reinventing itself in response to changing social, economic and political circumstances. The authors look at the dockyard's role in times of conflict, from the First World War to the 1991 Gulf War, and consider the effects of privatisation and cutbacks. Portsmouth is now ready to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century when it will be the Royal Navy's premier base. Richly illustrated with photographs from the Royal Naval Museum and Historic Dockyard collections and exclusive, newly-commissioned photographs, Home of the Fleet will appeal to anyone who is interested in Britain's naval heritage.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Naval Forces & Warfare, Maritime History, British & Irish History, Military Engineering, Ships & Shipping, Military History, Marine Engineering
  • Download servers: Torrent, FileTransfer.io, Google Drive, DelaFil, 4Shared, Microsoft OneDrive. Compressed in RAR, LZO, TAR.BZ2, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x230x10mm
  • Weight: 420g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom

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