The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships
Book No. : 024876
Author: Ian Johnston; Ian Buxton
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
Availability: In Stock
No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 320pp.
This account tells Britain's heroic achievement in building fifty of the new first all-big-gun battleships in a decade from 1906 following the launch in that year of HMS Dreadnought. This launch had made all other existing battle fleets obsolete. By 1916 Britain had almost exactly double the number of these ships as Germany had achieved A fascinating in-depth study. scarce book.