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378pp, frontis, 13 plates (2 folding), 29 figs, endpaper maps, attractiveûcopy, dw. AJS: This work is a continuation of Dawson's Memoirs of Hydrography. Theûopening chapter, which summarizes the period from 1795 to 1884, retracesûDawson's narrative; the succeeding chapters, conforming to his scheme,ûembody biographical notes on four Hydrographers...Wharton, Field, Purey-ûCust and Parry...and many of the distinguished, often dedicated, officersûwho served afloat and ashore. Vice Admiral Day carefully records theûachievements and frustrations of the oldest department of the Navy Office,ûits multifarious interests, and the divergent personalities of the men whoûdirected it.
Title: The Admiralty Hydrographic Service 1795-1919.
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