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Gray Steel and Black Oil: Fast Tankers and Replenishment at Sea in the U.S. Navy, 1912-1992

ISBN: 9781557509345
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 1996-01
Number of pages: 342
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This is the first full-length treatment of the development of the fleet oiler concept in the U.S. Navy. The author addresses the logistics of how fleets are able to stay at sea in an operational mode and charts the concept from World War I onward, examining the benefits of underway replenishment.

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