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Complete encyclopedia of battleships

Tony Gibbons

Complete encyclopedia of battleships

a technical directory of capital ships from 1860 to the present day

by Tony Gibbons

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Published by Crescent Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battleships.,
  • Battle cruisers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTony Gibbons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV815 .G5 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3497127M
    ISBN 100517378108
    LC Control Number82017204

    The fighters and dive bombers, however, were diversions to allow the delivery of aerial torpedoes. The Alaska Class -- Ch. Compare them to the British Orlando class cruiser which they are pretty close to in time, size, armor and armament. The Iowa Class -- Ch. Poole, Eng.

    The ship took in a total of 5, tonnes of water, lost steam and thus all power, both to the ship herself and to all her systemsand had to be taken in tow. American Heritage Junior Library. By the French were building iron and steel warships, and in the British started construction of two all-steel war vessels. Developments in technology saw the change from oars and sails to steam, to the advent of gunpowder weapons and finally to the transformation in the 20th century of these warships' abilities in terms of firepower, protection and electronic capability.

    Constantine - you make my point with the phrase "in the absence of 'proper' battleships". Complete plans are presented for many classes as well as extensive technical data covering their characteristics and performance, information that is sometimes hard to find and often contradictory. Standard annual publication containing technical data on types of naval ships. Rowe, John S. American Steam Vessels.


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The Washington Treaty of limited new battleships to 35, tons. Other more or less successful Italian methods included manned torpedoes and small motor assault boatswhich were filled with explosives, aimed at the target, sped up to full speed, while the pilot catapulted himself out from the dashing craft.

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Construction of battleships stopped with those begun during World War II. Jane's Fighting Ships. Lundeberg, Philip K.

To counter Complete encyclopedia of battleships book Imperial Chinese Beiyang Fleet in the early s, however, Japan ordered two Fuji-class battleships from Great Britain as Japan lacked the technology and capability to construct its own vessels.

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Also, England isn't the primary locator I think "United Kingdom" would be better", as with Greenwich. Each contains an account of the development of a particular class, a detailed description of the ships, with full technical details, and an outline of their service, heavily illustrated with plans, battle maps and a substantial collection of photographs.

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