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Spithead

Powell, Michael

Spithead

the navy"s anvil

by Powell, Michael

  • 192 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Redan and Vedette (Agencies) Ltd in [Winchester] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spithead Channel (England),
  • England,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- England -- History.,
    • Coast defenses -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Spithead Channel (England)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Michael Powell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG430.S72 P68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4475258M
      ISBN 100950544604
      LC Control Number79302749
      OCLC/WorldCa4931504

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Spithead synonyms, Spithead pronunciation, Spithead translation, English dictionary definition of Spithead. A channel off southern England between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

It connects with the Solent on the west and was formerly used as a rendezvous for. The sinking of the Royal George, from An Account of the Loss of the 'Royal George' at Spithead, August,published by J.

and F. Harwood, 2 February MSS ref: PBD, Repro ID: PU The first-rate ship HMS Royal George was laid down as the Royal Anne but renamed in honour of the reigning monarch George II before her launch in Spithead, roadstead, at the entrance of Portsmouth harbour, Hants, extending 2 miles NW.

and SE. along the SW. side of the Spit Sand, with an average breadth of 1½ mile; its natural advantages for safe anchorage, and its vicinity to the great naval establishments of Portsmouth, have made it a favourite rendezvous of the British fleet, and the system of fortifications intended for the defence.

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See also Spithead on Wikipedia; and our Encyclopædia Britannica disclaimer. Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 25 — Spithead SPITHEAD, a strait of the English Channel, between the mainland (the coast of Hampshire, England) and the north-eastern coast of the Isle of Wight, forming the eastern entrance to Southampton Water.

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