Fleet Tactics Under Steam (1870)
Fleet Tactics Under Steam is a historical book written by Foxhall Alexander Parker in 1870. The book explores the evolution of naval warfare during the steam-powered era and provides a comprehensive analysis of the tactics used by naval fleets during this time. Parker, who was a naval officer and a strategist, draws on his own experiences as well as historical accounts to present a detailed examination of the strategies and maneuvers employed by naval commanders.The book covers a range of topics, including the impact of steam power on naval warfare, the use of ironclad ships, and the development of new weapons and technologies. It also delves into the tactics used in specific naval battles, such as the Battle of Hampton Roads during the American Civil War.Throughout the book, Parker emphasizes the importance of strategic thinking and the need for naval commanders to adapt their tactics to changing circumstances. He also highlights the role of communication and coordination in successful fleet maneuvers.Fleet Tactics Under Steam is a valuable resource for anyone interested in naval history or military strategy. It provides a detailed and insightful look at the challenges and opportunities presented by the steam-powered era, and the tactics used by naval fleets to overcome them.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.