Colomb's experiences are captured in his book Slave-catching in the Indian Ocean: A record of naval experiences, published by Longmans of London in 1873.
Colomb's experiences are captured in his book Slave-catching in the Indian Ocean: A record of naval experiences, published by Longmans of London in 1873. He captured seven slave ships during his two years in the Indian Ocean, and returned to Britain a lionised figure, courted by the press. Out of commission (1872–1874). Dryad’s first commission ended on 26 April 1872, when Commander Parsons left her in Devonport. Normal practice of the time was for the ship's company to leave the ship upon decommissioning, with the exception of a few specialists, including the shipwright and gunner, who would have been accommodated in another vessel.
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Contributions to naval warfare. Colomb saw that the introduction of steam into the navy would necessitate a new system of signals, and new tactics. He set himself to devise the former as far back as 1858. Working with Francis John Bolton, he worked out a Morse code system with signal lamps about 1862. This system of signals was adopted by the navy in 1867. Colomb moved on to tactics.
by P H 1831-1899 Colomb. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know i. his work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.
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A record of naval experiences. by. Colomb, P. H. (Philip Howard), 1831-1899. London, Longmans, Green and co.
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Author: Sir John Charles Ready Colomb
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Publisher: Greenwood Press,London; Facsimile of 1873 ed edition (1969)
Pages: 511 pages
ePUB size: 1836 kb
FB2 size: 1346 kb
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