British Battleships 1890-1905

Victoria's steel battlefleet and the road to Dreadnought

; Paul Wright (Illustratør)

The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development - the development of the dreadnought battleship. Les mer
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The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development - the development of the dreadnought battleship.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

INTRODUCTION
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
The era of experimentation
White's first battleships
Second Class battleships
The Spencer classes
White's last battleships
The end of an era
GUNS, STEAM AND STEEL
Armament
Propulsion
Armour
BATTLESHIPS IN ACTION
FURTHER READING
INDEX

Om forfatteren

Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 100 history books, 60 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed author has written widely on naval history, from Sovereigns of the Seas and Piracy: The Complete History to his most recent bestseller, Hunt the Bismarck. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator in both the Royal Armouries, Tower of London and the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian.

Paul Wright has painted ships of all kinds for most of his career, specializing in steel and steam warships from the late 19th century to the present day. A Member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, Paul lives and works in Surrey, UK.