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Weapons in Sea Warfare

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the law applicable to sea mines, nuclear mines, submarines, missiles, and torpedoes. In the context of sea mines, the 1907 Convention that addresses automatic submarine contact ... More


[Playing] Cat and Mouse

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter is about Nagumo's raid on Colombo. It discusses the intelligence warnings of the impending attark, relocation of the FECB, the British ignorance of time or strength ... More


The Admiralty of the Indian Ocean

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes Operation ‘Ironclad’. It describes the plans to capture Diego Suarez from Vichy France operations, the Japanese midget submarines, and the Japanese ... More


In the Doldrums

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter describes the pressures on Somerville to take the offensive, the American need for carriers, Allied strategic priorities, the implications for Somerville and ... More


Prospects of Defeat, Obligations of Honour

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter examines the sinews of modern war. It looks at the impact of American unrestricted submarine warfare on Japan, IJN's concepts of naval power and trade protection, ... More


Nuclear Energy and Electric Power

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Is War Necessary for Economic Growth?: Military Procurement and Technology Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188042
eISBN:
9780199783410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Nuclear power is an example of a technology that, in the absence of military and defense-related research, development, and procurement, would not have been developed at all. The demonstration of ... More


Men and Machines: Service Attachés as Procurers of Information on Personnel and Materiel

Matthew S. Seligmann

in Spies in Uniform: British Military and Naval Intelligence on the Eve of the First World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261505
eISBN:
9780191718618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261505.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the intelligence information supplied by the service attachés on technical military and naval matters. It demonstrates that a great deal of useful and accurate information was ... More


The submarine war and the submarine film

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The tendency to subsume submarine films within the combat genre does not credit their recognisable narrative and representational differences, even where they are properly identified. This chapter ... More


The Restoration of Nuclear Collaboration

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the public mind, the Anglo-American special nuclear relationship is associated with the supply of delivery systems from the Thor to the Trident missile. It is the succession of agreements to ... More


Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Steven R. Schwankert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Royal Navy submarine HMS Poseidon sank in collision with a freighter during routine exercises in 1931 off the Chinese coast. Thirty of its fifty-six-man crew scrambled out of the hatches as it went ... More


Contest Behaviour

Louise K. Wilson

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Louise K. Wilson’s sound installation uses hydrophone recordings to explores the technical machinery deployed by sound recordists and submariners for over-hearing and mishearing the bio-aquatic ... More


Hallowed Be Thy Name

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Petty Officer Patrick Willis finds himself and seven of his crew trapped in the torpedo room of Royal Navy submarine HMS Poseidon. At the bottom of the sea off the Chinese coast, Willis takes daring ... More


More Than Just the World Cup

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author continues his discussion of the search for materials on Poseidon – now in Weihai, China. Many relics were destroyed in the first Japanese Occupation and then China’s Cultural Revolution, ... More


In Peril on the Sea: February—August 1915

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Germany declared a submarine blockade of the British Isles in February 1915 in retaliation to the naval blockade earlier established by the British, the US responded by sending a note to Berlin ... More


Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Rodney Carlisle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037622
eISBN:
9780813041612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037622.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book demonstrates that, although President Woodrow Wilson worked to maintain United States neutrality during World War I, his administration's policies resulted in a decision by Germany to ... More


Passage and Military Activities

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The first half of this chapter addresses the passage of warships with a focus on the exercise of that right in areas over which a coastal state has sovereignty: the territorial sea, straits, and ... More


London and Portsmouth

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author discusses his search for materials for the book at the National Archives in the UK and the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. He also discusses his attempts to find the graves of the submariners.


London Again

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author discusses his return to the National Archives in London in 2006 to photograph all materials related to the court of enquiry and court-martial files and his visits to the British Library to ... More


Submarine Cables and the Two Japanese Empires

Daqing Yang

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0109
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter surveys the history of submarine cables in the context of Japan. The telegraph first came to Japan after the Tokugawa shogunate in response to pressure from the West to set up diplomatic ... More


The Geopolitical Implications of Communication under the Seas

Peter J. Hugill

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0122
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides a brief overview of the contents of the book as well as the conclusion and implications laid out by each chapter included in the collection. The constant presence of submarine ... More


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