Matthew Fontaine Maury: Pathfinder of the Seas.

By: Lewis, Charles.

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Facsimile reprint of 1927. 264p. Photos. Maury is credited with being the founder of the science of oceanography and wrote extensively on the subject. He joined the Confederate Navy at the start of the Civil War. As chief of James River and harbor defenses, he mined the river approaches to Richmond. As part of this effort he invented the electric torpedo or mine. Later sent to Europe to aid the Confederate cause there. Blue cloth. Fine Copy

Title: Matthew Fontaine Maury: Pathfinder of the Seas.

Author: Lewis, Charles.

Categories: NAVAL, US NAVY, List 78,

Publisher: AMS, 1969.: 1969

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 78-676