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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Submarines (Ships) -- History.,
  • Oceanographic submersibles -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementwritten and compiled by Anthony J. Watts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV857 .W37 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4952951M
ISBN 100706350332
LC Control Number76381176
OCLC/WorldCa2647047

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