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"- 'A first class collection... by world authorities which maintains the high standards of the Warship series.' Focus "There is something for everyone in these interesting volumes." Ships Monthly "As in previous years, the annual Warship is a naval reader's delight... Great reading." The NavySynopsis:
The latest volume of this perennially acclaimed annual maintains the well-established high standards of scholarship, research, news and reviews from the field of warship history. Combining original articles with comprehensive examinations of a vast array of classes from the world's major navies both past and present, "Warship" is an essential addition to the bookshelf of maritime enthusiasts, professionals, historians and modellers alike. "Warship 2009" will include major feature articles on the Royal Navy's postwar submarine strategy, the conversion of the IJN Ise and Hyuga to 'battleship-carriers', the building of HMS Repulse, the Soviet cruisers of the Kirov class, the loss of the French battleship Suffren, and the Italian MAS-boats.Other subjects of this title include the transition of the Victorian Navy from sail to steam, the turret ships Monarch and Captain, and weather losses during the Second World War. The annual will be completed by the customary 'World Navies in Review', 'Warship Notes', 'Gallery', and book review sections. It presents research from leading maritime authorities devoted to specialist subject areas.It is an another major contribution to naval scholarship. It features rare and unusual photographs, diagrams and line drawings. It maintains the high quality established by previous annuals in the series.
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Book Description Conway. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think1844860892
Book Description Conway Maritime Press, 2009. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. 208pp, illus, latest edition with articles on Fuelling the Victorian Steam Navy, the "True Submarine", Ise and Hyuga - Japan's Battleship-Carriers, Jadran, Italian Fast Coastal Forces, John Brown & Co, Monarch & Captain, Japan Battleship Mitsu, Destroyer losses due to weather. Book and jacket are in perfect, NEW condition and will be carefully wrapped to ensure that it arrives in the same condition. Seller Inventory # AB006826