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The Royal George
Stock No 2945
Artist / Author / Creator JOHNSON, R. F
Category Books
Country Published U.K.
Date Published 1971
Description 1st ED. 201pp. 11 b/w plates, 4 illus & maps on epís. vg cond, previous ownerís inscription reverse of front fep. dj fair, price clipped, lightly chipped on edges, 70mm x 40mm piece missing from rear botton edge. The author recounts the exploits of this famous flagship of the Royal Navy and the men who served on her up to the fateful afternoon when, in a flat calm and riding at anchor off Southsea, she sank in 15 minutes with the loss of eight to nine hundred lives. His explanation for itís loss is supported by contemporary accounts and the evidence of a naval architect. He also tells the story of all the diving and salvage operations carried out by John Dean and Colonel Pasley.
Price £4.50
All photographs are of the actual book for sale and are not a generic photo. All dust jackets are original, not laser copies.
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