Author Results for William H. Thiesen

Construction of America’s ‘New Navy’ and the Transfer of British Naval Technology to the United States, 1870-1900

By William H. Thiesen

Between 1870 and 1900, an emerging new generation of naval administrators and officers conducted a campaign to reform the United States Navy from within by obtaining British naval technology. The US Navy sent personnel on intelligence gathering tours, assigned a permanent naval attaché to the embassy in London, posted naval cadets to British naval architecture […] Read More

Filed under: Nineteenth Century
Subjects include: Administration | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design