Rare-"Report of Secretary of U.S. Navy" Printed-1895

Rare- "Report of Secretary of U.S. Navy" Printed-1895 . All pages intact! Large 570 pages. Very detailed!

Among the topics is the Shakedown Trials of the newly constructed and legendary "U.S.S. Maine" which later would be destroyed while in the harbor at Cuba and was catalyst for U.S. intervention into the Spanish-American " War.

Also details the newly constructed "U.S.S. Indianapolis" . Even new "Torpedo Boats". Also has lengthy report on large caliber Naval gun Armor penetration tests as well as problems in many Ordnance items. Superb scarce collectors item for a collector or original period item researcher!

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