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Main Title: Defending Port Phillip / [Keith Quinton].
Author: Quinton, Keith
Imprint: [Geelong West, Vic. : Keith Quinton], c2009.
Collation: 120 p. : ill., maps, bib., hbk ; 28 x 33 cm.
Summary: "It examines the development of a naval squadron, militia army and coastal artillery forts at Port Phillip in the British colony of Victoria, Australia between 1856-1945. It also examines the links to European conflicts and colonialism. The era encompassed the introduction of steam powered & iron-clad warships, gun boats, fish-torpedoes, electrical minefields, disappearing guns and concrete emplacements." -- publisher's website.
Subject: Coastal defence
Victorian Navy
Military history
Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)
ISBN: 9780980643008
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 359 QUI Available