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Gray Steel and Black Oil: Fast Tankers and Replenishment at Sea in the U.S. Navy, 1912-1992

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first full-length treatment of the development of the fleet oiler concept in the U.S. Navy. The author addresses the logistics of how fleets are able to stay at sea in an operational mode and charts the concept from World War I onward, examining the benefits of underway replenishment.

Book News Annotation:

Details the development of the fleet oiler concept on the US Navy, addressing the logistics of how fleets are able to stay at sea in an operational mode and charting the evolution of refueling capabilities from the first fleet oilers of WWI through the Gulf War. Includes b&w photos and drawings, and numerous tables.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-331) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557509345
Subtitle:
Fast Tankers and Replenishment at Sea in the U.S. Navy, 1912-1992
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Location:
Annapolis, Md. :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Merchant marine
Subject:
Tankers
Subject:
Merchant marine -- United States -- Military aspects -- History.
Publication Date:
c1996
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
xii, 342 p.
Dimensions:
10.28x7.24x1.05 in. 2.08 lbs.

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