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Man Who Bought a Navy, The : The Story of the World’s Greatest Salvage Achievement at Scapa Flow

Bowman, Gerald
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Reprint. The story of the world’s greatest salvage achievement at Scapa Flow : by Ernest Frank Guelph Cox, the only private individual to own a navy – even though it was lying at the bottom of the sea when he bought it from the British Admiralty. He had no previous experience of salvage, yet he raised seven large scuttled German warships and twenty-five torpedo-boat-destroyers. ‘Cox of Scapa wrought, in his chosen work, more than any other man had ever achieved before him. pp. 249 #240715

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AuthorBowman, Gerald
PublisherGeorge G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
Year Published2002
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