British Destroyers 1939 45

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472825829
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Using a collection of contemporary photographs and beautiful colour artwork, this is a fascinating new study of the ships that formed the backbone of the Royal Navy during World War II.

Us Navy Aircraft Carriers 1942 45

Author: Mark Stille
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1780968108
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WWII-built ships Mark Stille ... Battle Tank 1965–2005 Staghound Armored Car
1942–62 US Destroyers 1934–45: Pre-war classes German Battleships 1914–18
(1) US Destroyers 1942–45: Wartime classes German Battleships 1914–18 (2)
US Fast Battleships 1936–47 Spanish Civil War Tanks US Fast Battleships 1938
–91 French Tanks of World War I Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carriers US Submarines
1900–35 Special Operations Patrol Vehicles Kamikaze To order any of these
titles, ...

British Destroyers Frigates

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1848320159
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Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development 1923-1945 (Chatham,
London: 2000). and Moore, George, Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design
since 1945 (Chatham, London: 2003). Canada ... Afridi to Nizam: British Fleet
Destroyers 1937-43 (World Ship Society, Kendal: 2001). ... Raven, Alan, and
Preston, Antony, Flower Class Corvettes (Bivouac, London: 1973 [Ensign 3]). ,
and Roberts, John, War-Built Destroyers, O to Z Classes (London: Bivouac, 1976
[Ensign 6]).

Nelson To Vanguard

Author: D. K. Brown
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1473816696
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British warship building 1939-45 Number of vessels completed/ standard
displacement (tons x 1000) 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Tot 1 Tot 2
Battleships, carriers, cruisers 3 10 11 8 10 6 7 50 55 29.6 126.9 161.5 110.4 84.9
88.3 84.3 636.0 685.9 Destroyers 22 27 39 73 37 31 22 229 251 ... The early US
DE destroyer escorts took about 1 million man— hours reducing to 600—700,000
with experience while the Britishbuilt 'River' class needed 350-400,000 man—

Churchill S Navy

Author: Brian Lavery
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1844863379
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The ships, people and organisation, 1939-1945 Brian Lavery. Opposite: British
capital ship classes. 1. ... because they would take too long to build.The
Vanguard, with 15-inch guns and a much higher bow, did not enter service until
after the war. ... After that the British began to favour smaller ships that could be
dispersed round the oceans, and no more 8-inch ships were built after the Exeter
of the York class was completed in 1931. In theory the cruiser was the most
flexible of ...

Nelson To Vanguard

Author: David K. Brown
Publisher: Chatham Publishing
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British warship building 1939-45 Number of vessels completed/standard
displacement (tons x 1000) 7 I feel that there is something wrong here. In the First
World ... 10 Most LCTs had Paxman diesels from a new plant intended to build
engines for 'Nellie' the trench- digging machine. By July 1943 ... The early US DE
destroyer escorts took about 1 million man- hours reducing to 600-700,000 with
experience while the British-built 'River' class needed 350-400,000 man- hours.
The cost ...

Ships Monthly

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Story: Pt.1 (White) £9.95 The British Merchant Navy: Images & Experiences . £
24.00 British ... £6.95 Ferries 2003: British Isles & Northern Europe £15.00
German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45: Osprey New Vgd 81 . ... Hardback £14.95
BRITISH BATTLECRUISERS: Osprey New Vanguard 88 by Angus Konstam Pre-
war development and wartime exploits ot HMS Hood, Repulse and Renown 8
colour plates.

The New International Year Book

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1, 1939. From Britain's share of the surrendered German fleet, France has
received 6 destroyers (2 Narviks, 2 Maas, 2 Elbings), 2 T.Bs. and 5 large
minelayers. Augmented by these and other light units from the British and U.S.
Navies, the French Fleet today totals ... The fleet late in 1945 is believed to have
comprised 18 capital ships composed of 4 new "King George V's,' 3 new powerful
"Vanguard" class (completing), 2 "Nelsons," the battlecruiser Renown, 4 "Queen
Elizabeths" and 4 ...

The Postwar Naval Revolution

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9780870219528
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In both cases, too, although the shape of future fleets was clear on paper as early
as 1945-1947, the reality changed much more slowly, as governments were
extremely reluctant to invest heavily in new or rebuilt warships. ... larger industrial
base, was also better able to incorporate wartime ideas in some of her production
classes, perhaps most notably the Midway class aircraft carriers, the large
Baltimore class heavy cruisers and the Fletcher, Sumner, and Gearing class

The Illustrated History Of Ships

Author: Edward Lewis Cornwell
ISBN: 9780517287958
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Despite the limitations, both saw hard service throughout the 1939-45 war and
the Nelson actually carried on as Home Fleet flagship until August 1 946, when
she joined the Training Squadron. Both were broken up in 1948. Contemporary
cruisers of the County classes were built up to the 10,000-ton Treaty limit, with 8-
inch guns (the maximum permitted) and minimal protection. Although much
criticised at the time, they proved sea-kindly and were to give a good account of
themselves ...