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ISBN: 9781844861330 - Warship 2001
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Warship 2001

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Jordan, John (EDT)/ Dent, Stephen (EDT)
John Jordan

ISBN: 9781844861330
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Conway


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The latest volume of this highly acclaimed annual maintains the well established impressive standards of scholarship, research, news and reviews from the field of warship history.

 

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The latest volume of this highly acclaimed annual maintains the well established impressive standards of scholarship, research, news and reviews from the field of warship history. This edition includes articles on the US Navy's Lexington class battle cruiser design; extensive research into the grounding and destruction of HMS Effingham in 1940; the origins of Dupuy de Lome, the world's first armoured cruiser; the battle for Casablanca between the US Navy and French forces in November 1942; and the impact of the capsizing of the torpedo-boat Tomozuru on design parameters and subsequent construction in the Imperial Japanese Navy; along with the second in a series of articles on modern warships by Conrad Waters, which looks at the French BPSs of the Mistral class and Juan Carlos I, the new LHD being built by Navantia for the Spanish navy.