Selected papers on British warship design in World War II from the transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

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Statementby R. Baker ... (et al.). ; foreword by Sir Anthony Griffin.
ContributionsBaker, R., Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.
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LC ClassificationsV765
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Pagination214p. :
Number of Pages214
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There is a wealth of material in this book which will make a fascinating study for anyone interested in the warships operated by the Commonwealth navies during the Second World War and their design processes and it can be read from cover to cover, dipped into from time to time or used as reference work by those who cannot, easily, gain access Price: £ This list of ships of the Second World War contains major military vessels of the war, arranged alphabetically and by type.

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Additional background information on WWI strategy and warship technology were drawn from David K Massie’s Dreadnaught and DK Brown’s series on British warship design.

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Government ONI (Office of Naval Intelligence) ID recognition manual book plans drawings of World War 2 II ships warships naval vessels -- and more to come. Note: All these drawings are scanned by me from original U.S.

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