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Civil War Ironclads: The U.S. Navy and Industrial Mobilization
Civil War Ironclads supplies the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding. In constructing its new fleet of ironclads, William H. Roberts explains, the U.S. Navy faced the enormous engineering challenges of a largely experimental technology. In addition, it had to manage a ship acquisition program of unprecedented ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published August 30th 2007 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published March 6th 2002)
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