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river class destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy

Ken Macpherson

river class destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Published by C.J. Musson in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada. Royal Canadian Navy -- Lists of vessels.,
    • Destroyers (Warships) -- Canada -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKen Macpherson ; foreword by James Plomer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV825.5.C2 M33 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2418124M
      ISBN 100920845002
      LC Control Number87100605


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