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Suggestions upon naval reform by a few sea officers of both the line and staff

Suggestions upon naval reform by a few sea officers of both the line and staff

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Published by s.n. in [United States? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Organization,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Officers

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 93477
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15357070M

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