No Pleasure Cruise: The Story of the Royal Australian Navy

No Pleasure Cruise: The Story of the Royal Australian Navy

by Tom Frame
     
 

This comprehensive history of the Royal Australian Navy covers the naval branch of the Australian armed forces from its inception in 1901 to the present day. The early days as the government created a national navy out of the remnants of old colonial fleets, the decades of using the British model, the transformation to a more American style of navy, and the

Overview


This comprehensive history of the Royal Australian Navy covers the naval branch of the Australian armed forces from its inception in 1901 to the present day. The early days as the government created a national navy out of the remnants of old colonial fleets, the decades of using the British model, the transformation to a more American style of navy, and the gradual growth into one of the world's strongest and most respected forces on the seas are outlined in this historical retrospective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741142334
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author


Tom Frame served in the Royal Australian Navy and as the Anglican bishop to the Australian Defense Force. He is the author of Living By the Sword? and the coauthor of Mutiny!, The Shores of Gallipoli, and Stromlo.

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