Admiral Hay Denver did not belong to the florid, white-haired, hearty school of sea-dogs which is more common in works of fiction than in the Navy List
. On the contrary, he was the representative of a much more common type which is the antithesis of the conventional sailor.
In addition, when it became evident that the air must be fought for, the air-sailors were provided with rifles with explosive bullets of oxygen or inflammable substance, but no airship at any time ever carried as much in the way of guns and armour as the smallest gunboat on the navy list
had been accustomed to do.
There were even such books of reference as the London Directory, the "Red" and "Blue" books, Whitaker's Almanac, the Army and Navy Lists
, and it somehow gladdened my heart to see it, the Law List.
Likewise, challenges to the littoral combat ship could jeopardize mine-countermeasures modernization as the Avenger surface MCM vessels are stricken from the Navy list
. Indeed, the Navy surface MCM community is "betting the farm" on the research-and-development, bureaucratic, programmatic, and operational success of the LCS program, however modified as a result of the recommendations of the CNO's Small Surface Combatant Task Force in 2014.
For instance, in her sixth chapter, "Persuasion's Battle of the Books: Baronetage versus Navy List
," Barchas discusses the inversion of names in Persuasion by which Austen gives names of baronets to her naval characters and names of naval heroes to her landowners.
Davison did not exhaust the available sources of significance--there is much to be learned, for example, through systematic study of the annually published Navy List
. And there is a good deal more to be discovered about naval officer sociology--that is, class, religion, and family connection.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 5.55 Toshi, 6.25 Cadore, 7.00 Otto Quercus, 7.30 Navy List
, 8.00 Gougane, 8.30 Keltic Crisis, 9.00 Tartan Tiger.
Perth 2.30 Bollin Dolly; 3.00 Blazin White Face; 3.30 Leac An Scail; 5.00 Navy List
. thursday Epsom 7.45 Klynch.
Grand Art (3.20 Musselburgh, nap), Navy List
(3.10 Redcar, nb), Precious Coral (3.00 Leicester), Buddhist Monk (3.30 Leicester).
Details of officers who served in the Forces are also available in specific service directories known as lists - the Army list, Navy List
and Air Force List.
KEMPTON: , 2.10 Firetrap, 2.40 Elusive Trader, 3.10 Navy List
, 3.40 Dixey, 4.10 Pyrus Time, 4.40 Becausewecan, 5.10 Rockson.
LINGFIELD: 5.40 Major Lawrence, 6.10 Hillside Lad, 6.40 Leverage, 7.10 Layer Cake, 7.40 Navy List
, 8.10 Brooksby.