EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Place, Rear Admiral Godfrey
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A brief history of the use of the sea, beginning at the end of the last century. The combination of wealth and sea power, peace and prosperity to follow. A review of the use of the sea in wartime. The costs of sea power. The importance of the sea in terms of international trade. The sea as a source of wealth. The role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to defence. The threat of Russia. A warning regarding the new dimensions in sea power today.