Authors : Spanner, E F. (1888-1953) UK naval architect who, after his retirement from the Royal Corps of Naval Construction, was the author of three Future War novels: The Broken Trident (1926), which predicts the use of torpedoes launched by warplanes against vulnerable surface vessels; The Naviators (1926); and The Harbour of Death (1927), where future war battles take place in the Mediterranean.
Spanner's recurring message is that the UK should not remain unduly dependent upon her navy. The dire consequences of so doing are dramatized presciently in terms of the dangers posed by both Germany and Japan. In the marginal The Sea Ghouls (1932), pirates capture ocean liners, and then sink them. [JC] Edward Frank Spanner born Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire: 6 February 1888 died Streatham, London: 3 August 1953 works links Internet Speculative Fiction Database.
THE TRAGEDY OF R-101. By E. F. Spanner - - 1932 - Naval Engineers Journal. Mount Gee - Wikipedia. Uranium exploration activity around Mount Gee circa 1969–71 Mount Gee is located in the northern Flinders Ranges within the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, and is part of the Mount Painter inlier.
It was named after a mining warden, Lionel Gee. Recently Mount Gee came to prominence in 2008 - 2011 because of uranium exploration occurring in an area that was commonly (and mistakenly) believed at that time to be protected from all mineral exploration. This situation was altered in 2011 - 2012 when the Government of South Australia created the Arkaroola Protection Zone and passed the Arkaroola Protection Act (2012) which prohibits all mining activity in the Arkaroola Protection Zone. Mount Painter No. 6 workings, on a spur of Radium Ridge, to the south of Mount Gee.
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THE AIR LINKS BETWEEN ITALY AND EASTERN AFRICA, June 1940-November 1941. Trimotori da trasporto Savoia Marchetti SM 82 (Sicilia, 1941) by Alberto Rosselli A few days after entering the war, the Italian Air Force Command – under specific request of the Army’s staff – began to work out a plan to establish a regular link system between Italy and Eastern Africa.
The unfavourable geo-political configuration of the African territories (Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia) belonging to the Italian empire and the huge distance between the latter and both the motherland and Libya, forced the headquarters of Army, Navy and Air Forces to find out a remedy to one of the most serious and immediately negative consequences coming out from the Italian declaration of war of June 10, 1940. HMS Formidable: MAQ3, May 26, 1941 — Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World War II. The consequences of losing HMS Formidable were immediate: On May 27 Convoy AN31 for Suda Bay was ordered to turn back in the face of overwhelming air opposition.
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