As it Was Highlights of hydrographic History
Author: Steve Ritchie
ISBN/EAN: 90-806205-5-6
Publisher: Geomares BV
Pages: 118
Binding information: Paperback
Price: €34.00 (excl. VAT if applicable and shipping costs)
'As it Was' is a selection of 48 historical hydrographic highlights by Steve Ritchie, who wrote the 'As it Was' columns for Hydro International magazine.
Rear Admiral Steve Ritchie (1914-2012) was educated at Dartmouth Royal Naval College in the UK, going to sea as a midshipman in 1932. Five years later he joined the Surveying Branch of the Royal Navy in which he served for 35 years. He commanded four H.M. Surveying Ships and served as Hydrographer of the Navy from 1966-1971. Thereafter he was elected president of the Directing Committee of the International Hydrographic Bureau in 1972 and in 1977 for five-year terms of office. €39.95 €34.00 Order now