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  • Albert Goodwill Spalding - Wikisource, the free online library
    January 1 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas Public domain Public domain false false Authority control VIAF 30951479 LCCN n84216253 ISNI 0000 0000 2863 0486 GND 132265435 NDL 00621495 NTA 203225252 Open Library OL4635549A Freebase m 0t l English Wikisource 1741394 WorldCat Retrieved from https en wikisource org w index php title Author Albert Goodwill Spalding oldid 6037580 Categories Authors Sp 1850 births Early modern authors 1915 deaths Modern authors Male authors Author PD old Hidden categories Author pages with image Author pages with gender in Wikidata Author pages connected to Wikidata Author pages with authority control data Pages using authority control with parameters Author pages with VIAF on Wikidata Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in Namespaces Author Discussion Variants Views Read Edit View history More Search Navigation Main Page Community portal Central discussion Recent changes Subject index Authors Random work Random author Random transcription Help Donate Tools What links here Related changes Special pages Permanent link

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  • File:Her Majesty leading the Baltic Fleet to sea 1854.png - Wikisource, the free online library
    and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author s life plus 70 years or less This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published or registered with the U S Copyright Office before January 1 1923 This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law including all related and neighboring rights File history Click on a date time to view the file as it appeared at that time Date Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 01 40 9 October 2014 2 205 1 496 2 1 MB Rochefoucauld Higher quality crop removed yellow book backing black and white changed brightness contrast levels curves 17 33 4 October 2014 1 418 2 163 1 14 MB GreyHead User created page with UploadWizard File usage The following 28 pages link to this file The Development of Navies During the Last Half Century The Development of Navies During the Last Half Century Frontispiece User Angelprincess72 User Beleg Tâl User Beleg Tâl Userboxes User Billinghurst awards User Clockery Userboxes User Dick Bos User DutchTreat User Feydey User GreyHead User Hazmat2 User HelicopterLlama User HueSatLum User JoshuaKGarner User Kathleen wright5 User Keith Edkins Participation archive User Pixelwarrior User Prosfilaes User Rochefoucauld User Samwilson User ShakespeareFan00 Awards User Slowking4 User Tar ba gan User WeeJeeVee User William Maury Morris II Wikisource Proofread of the Month Page The Development of Navies During the Last Half Century djvu 6 Global file usage The following other wikis use this file Usage on en wikipedia org HMY Fairy Metadata This file contains additional information probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it If the file has been modified from its original state some details may not fully reflect the

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  • The Development of Navies During the Last Half-Century - Wikisource, the free online library
    BARBETTE SYSTEM COMBINED WITH BROADSIDE Battle of Lissa Lessons to be derived from this Action Introduction of the Barbette System of Mounting Guns First applied in the Temeraire The Admiral Class Increase in dimensions of Battle Ships to 14 000 tons New Vessels Royal Sovereign Empress of India Ramillies Repulse Resolution and Royal Oak Disadvantages of Monster Ships 93 CHAPTER VI COAST DEFENCE THE RAM Coast Defence Vessels Such Constructions of Modern Growth Erroneous Ideas of Defence The Glatton and other Coast Service Vessels Russian Circular Ironclads Development of the Ram as a Weapon The Rupert and Polyphemus Disadvantages of a Vessel for ramming only Examples of difficulty in ramming 115 CHAPTER VII ARMOUR LATER TURRET SHIPS Early Iron Plates Increased Thickness Competition of Guns and Armour Steel and Compound Plates supersede Iron Deck and Coal Protection Progress of Turret Ships Nile Trafalgar and Hood Victoria and Sanspareil Second Class Battle Ships Early Types Latest Development Centurion and Barfleur 136 CHAPTER VIII CRUISERS Frigates in Old Time Speed an Essential Early Steam Cruisers Inconstant and others Action between Shah and Huascar Armoured Cruiser Imperieuse and Warspite Development of Internally Protected Vessels Blake and Blenheim Royal Arthur Class Smaller Types Scouting Duties Necessity for High Speed 148 CHAPTER IX ORDNANCE Old Smooth Bore Guns and their Manipulation Mr Lancaster s System Introduction of Rifled Guns Early Inventors Breech Loaders introduced and discarded Woolwich Muzzle Loaders Growth of Ordnance to 80 ton Guns Breech Loaders again introduced Increase of Length and Power Advance to 110 ton Guns Ammunition Quick Firing Guns 166 CHAPTER X TORPEDO WARFARE Early Application of the Torpedo in America The Fish Torpedo Development by Mr Whitehead Introduction of Torpedo Boats and their Progress Submarine Boats Protection against Torpedoes Nets Electric Search Lights Torpedo Boat Destroyers Sinking of Blanco Encalada 193 CHAPTER XI STEAM PROPULSION Steam Navy in 1840 Machinery at that Date Paddle Wheel Frigates and Sloops Horse Power Nominal and Indicated Voyage of Inflexible Banshee Introduction of the Screw Propeller Fairy Duke of Wellington Victoria Substitution of Iron for Wood Warrior and Black Prince Octavia Arethusa and Constance Progress made up to 1865 Compound Engines Pallas Increase of Boiler Pressure Twin Screws Inconstant Loss of the Captain Iris and Mercury Steel Protective Decks Polyphemus Forced Draught Lightning Yarrow s Boats Rattlesnake Triple Expansion Barham and Bellona Decrease in Weight of Machinery Difference between Men of War and Merchant Ships Blake and Blenheim Large Number of Auxiliary Engines Supply of Fresh Water Evaporators The Varyan Growth of Steam in the Navy Personnel Probable Approach of Finality in Marine Engineering 211 CHAPTER XII FOREIGN NAVIES EUROPE Condition of French Navy in 1840 Progress after Franco German War Broadside and Barbette Construction Cruisers The Russian Fleet Influence of the Monitor New Departure Black Sea and Baltic Squadrons Belted Cruisers Italy Creation of a New Fleet after 1870 Monster Ironclads Cruisers Germany Late development of Navy New Battle Ships and Cruisers Austria Spain Greece and Turkey 248 CHAPTER XIII FOREIGN NAVIES

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  • Sydney Marow Eardley-Wilmot - Wikisource, the free online library
    Britannica Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials S M E W Works edit The Development of Navies During the Last Half Century London Seeley Co Ltd 1892 Life of Vice Admiral Lord Lyons With an account of naval operations in the Black Sea and Sea of Azoff 1854 56 London Sampson Low Marston Co External scan 1898 Our Navy for a Thousand Years A Concise Account of All the Principal Operations in which the British Navy Has Been Engaged from the Time of King Alfred to the Recapture of Khartoum London Sampson Low Marston Co External scan 1899 Torpedo in Encyclopædia Britannica 11th ed 1911 Works about Eardley Wilmot edit EARDLEY WILMOT Rear Admiral Sydney Marow Who s Who 59 p 532 1907 Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1 1923 The author died in 1929 so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author s life plus 80 years or less Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works Public domain Public domain false false Authority control VIAF 94568098 ISNI 0000 0000 7397 5707 NLA 36331344 NTA 167670468 NUKAT n2013000643 English Wikisource 1040789 WorldCat Retrieved from https en wikisource org w index php title Author Sydney Marow Eardley Wilmot oldid 5651788 Categories 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica contributors Authors Ea 1847 births Early modern authors 1929 deaths Modern authors Male authors Author PD old 80 1923 English authors United Kingdom authors Royal Navy officers Hidden categories Author pages without image Author pages with

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  • File:Mount Seir, Sinai and Western Palestine.djvu - Wikisource, the free online library
    DjVu file in your web browser with proper browser plugin add on or use a desktop version DjVu viewer for your Operating system You can choose a suitable software from this list See Help DjVu for more information File history Click on a date time to view the file as it appeared at that time Date Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 03 56 31 August 2014 2 105 3 450 282 pages 17 05 MB Beeswaxcandle Importation from Internet Archive File usage More than 100 pages link to this file The following list shows the first 100 page links to this file only A full list is available Wikisource Proofread of the Month Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 1 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 10 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 103 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 104 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 105 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 106 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 11 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 12 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 13 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 14 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 15 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 16 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 17 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 18 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 19 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 2 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 20 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 21 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 22 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 23 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 24 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 25 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 26 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 27 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 28 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 29 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 3 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 30 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 31 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 32 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 33 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 34 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 35 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 36 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 37 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 38 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 39 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 4 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 40 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 41 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 42 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu 43 Page Mount Seir Sinai and Western Palestine djvu

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  • Mount Seir, Sinai and Western Palestine - Wikisource, the free online library
    IX Description of Akabah The Elath of the Bible Palm trees Position of Ezion Geber Waters of the gulf shelly gravel of the beach Natural fertility of the soil Character of the inhabitants Suspicions regarding Mahomed Measures for keeping him straight He spurns our offer of a revolver Advent Sunday Arrival of pilgrims from Mecca Start from Akabah on Monday morning Great thunderstorm The camp breaks up in confusion pages 71 74 CHAPTER X The Wâdy el Arabah Its importance in Israelitish history Its relations to the Jordanic depression Position of the great fault Site of Ezion Geber Raised sea beach of the Arabah Valley Appearance of our Alowîn guides Abundance of game Magnificent eagle Sketch of the geological structure of the Arabah Valley Its general aspect Absence of streams Original physical condition The wells of Ain el Ghudyan Camp near centre of Arabah Valley Grand scenery The saddle of Wâdy el Arabah The Wâdy Gharandel Footprints of wild animals on the desert sands pages 75 84 CHAPTER XI Petra and Mount Hor Level of the watershed or saddle of the Arabah Valley Question of practicability of a ship canal Appearance and structure of Mount Hor Jebel Haroun The mosque of Aaron s tomb Kitchener and Armstrong triangulate from the summit Proposal to steal a march Sheikh All protests Camp at entrance to Wâdy Haroun Oleander trees We dispatch a messenger to Sheikh Arari Sheikh Abdullah arrives from Petra Exorbitant demands Major Kitchener produces his firmân Dispute as to terms and rupture of negociations We strike out tents Ultimately the Petra Sheikhs give in Statement of original demands and ultimate terms Early start for Mount Hor and Petra Remarkable appearance of the tableland of the Tîh Flock of vultures Abdullah s conversation with Ibraham Difficult pass grand scenery Sandstone cliffs and terraces Petra and its architectural remains Marvellous effects of colouring Return of our party to the camp Results of the day s work Altitude of Mount Hor Exciting scene with the Petra Arabs pages 85 96 CHAPTER XII The Arabah Valley west of Mount Hor Jebels Jerafeh and Magrah Effects of floods First glimpse of the hills of Judaea Sheikh Ali proposes to conduct us down to the shore of the Salt Sea Agreeable surprise and ultimate arrangements Ain Abu Werideh Ancient Salt Sea terraces Semifossil shells Samrat Fiddân Ancient gravel beach Terraces of the Wâdy el Jeib Camp at Wâdy Suweirah We dispatch a messenger to Jerusalem Suspicious conduct of Sheikh Ali Scenery of the Wâdy Suweirah Petra Arabs on our track we think it better to move on Thunderstorm Disintegration of the rocks of the Arabah Valley Formation of the physical features Ancient ruins of the Wâdy T lah Remarkable terraces of the ancient sea Camp at the edge of The Ghôr pages 97 107 CHAPTER XIII The Ghôr and Salt Sea Descent into The Ghôr Ancient terrace Problem requiring solution Appearance of Jebel Usdum Arab camps Group of Arab children Our progress barred by Arab cavalry Interview between Kitchener and Arari They come to terms Arrival at the village of Es Safieh Vegetation of The Ghôr Cultivation of the ground by the Ghawarneh Our camp in The Ghôr Visit to the shore of the Salt Sea Nocturnal experiences Chorus of jackals Jebel es Somrah and Wâdy el Hessi Habits of the Ghawarneh Herds of camels Invitation from the Sheikh of Kerak politely declined Visit of the Petra Arabs Excursion into the mountains Barometric pressure in The Ghôr Unwelcome tidings of quarantine Hopes deferred News from Jerusalem and disappointment Prospect of Christmas by the Salt Sea Hassani again dispatched to Jerusalem Visit to ancient ruins Strange way of viewing a landscape Our Alowîn guides Character of the Arabs Ruins of Lebrusch Gorgeous effects of colour New disappointments and fresh surprises Arrival of party of Arabs from Cairo with letter from the Consul General Christmas Day in the Wilderness Depression of the mental barometer Mr Laurence entertains the Arabs with electrical experiments Christmas dinner Visit of Sheikh Arari of Petra Arrival of horses and mules from Jerusalem Peremptory orders to proceed to Gaza for quarantine Preparations for an early start for the opposite side of The Ghôr We part with Sheikh Ali pages 108 128 CHAPTER XIV March from Es Safieh and cross the Slimy Plain Jebel Usdum its beds of rock salt Hart and Laurence explore the upper surface Mr Hart s account of the structure of Jebel Usdum Evidences that the waters of the Salt Sea are still receding Wâdy Muhauwat Barometric reading by the shore of the sea The Wâdy Zuweirah Difficult pathway Ancient bed of the Salt Sea filling in old valleys in the limestone Ancient ruins A march in darkness Camp at Wâdy el Abd Our Arabs entertain us to coffee Flocks of the Jâhâlin Arabs Large cairn Remarkable view therefrom The Wilderness of Paran Camp at Tel el Milh Moladah Evidences of former habitations The ancient wells Arrival at Beersheba Abraham s Wells Captain Conder s discovery Traces of extensive ruins Desolation of the land Tel Abu Hareireh Camels used for ploughing Great extent of cultivated land New formation of sandstone Geological structure of Western Palestine Old sea beds with shells Major Kitchener leaves the party for Egypt The Lily of the Field Incident at Khurbet el Baha The Sheikh of the Tîhyaha Large herd of gazelles First view of Gaza and of the Mediterranean Arrival at our quarantine camp Mr Schapira s kind offices We communicate with Lord Dufferin pages 129 143 CHAPTER XV Amongst the Philistines Arrival of the medical officer Telegram from Lord Dufferin Release on the fifth day We square accounts with the doctor Start from Gaza Ancient olive grove Extensive sand hills and their devastating effects Camp at El Medjet Large olive trees Ashdod Asdûd The great highway of Philistia Arrival at Jaffa Take up our quarters at the Jerusalem Hotel Natural breakwater Calcareous rock in course of formation Start for Ramleh Pretty gardens and remarkable tower

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  • Edward Hull - Wikisource, the free online library
    1890 Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1 1923 The author died in 1917 so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author s life plus 80 years or less Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works Public domain Public domain false false Authority control VIAF 67245847 LCCN n86873081 ISNI 0000 0001 0911 4096 GND 117539651 SUDOC 113181981 Project Gutenberg 35366 Open Library OL165938A ODNB 101053969 English Wikisource 1699195 WorldCat Retrieved from https en wikisource org w index php title Author Edward Hull oldid 5659289 Categories Authors Hu 1829 births Early modern authors 1917 deaths Modern authors Male authors Author PD old 80 1923 Irish authors Geologists Hidden categories Author pages without image Author pages with gender in Wikidata Author pages connected to Wikidata Author pages with authority control data Pages using authority control with parameters Author pages with VIAF on Wikidata Navigation menu Personal tools Not

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  • File:An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans frontispiece.jpg - Wikisource, the free online library
    Africans frontispiece Date 1833 Source https en wikisource org wiki File An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans djvu Author Lydia Maria Child Licensing edit Public domain Public domain false false This media file is in the public domain in the United States This applies to U S works where the copyright has expired often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1 1923 See this page for further explanation This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States this especially applies in the countries and areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works such as Canada Mainland China not Hong Kong or Macao Germany Mexico and Switzerland The creator and year of publication are essential information and must be provided See Wikipedia Public domain and Wikipedia Copyrights for more details File history Click on a date time to view the file as it appeared at that time Date Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 02 09 15 August 2014 763 1 062 308 KB Pixelwarrior User created page with UploadWizard File usage The following 23 pages link to this file An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans User Akme User Anathaniel User Beeswaxcandle User Confuzn User Cwethan User DutchTreat User Erasmo Barresi User Feydey User HueSatLum User Kathleen wright5 User Moondyne Awards User Moondyne Contributions User Mukkakukaku User Pixelwarrior User Samwilson User ShakespeareFan00 Awards User Slowking4 User Tar ba gan User William Maury Morris II User talk Zyephyrus Wikisource Proofread of the Month Page An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans djvu 8 Metadata This file contains additional information probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it If the

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