Warship 2016

Warship 2016

by Bloomsbury USA


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Warship 2016 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery, and much more to maintain the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of warship history.

This 38th edition features the usual range of diverse articles spanning the subject by an international array of expert authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844863266
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

John Jordan is a former language teacher. He is the author of two major books on the Soviet Navy, and more recently he co-authored French Battleships 1922-56 (Seaforth, 2009) with Robert Dumas. He has been associated with Warship from its earliest beginnings and took over the editorship full time in 2004.

Table of Contents

Editorial 6

Feature Articles

The Colonial Sloops of the Bougainville Class John Jordan 8

Looks at the French Bougainville class, built during the interwar period specifically for the policing of the country's overseas possessions

The Colonial Sloop Eritrea Michele Cosentino 30

Writes about Eritrea, the prototype of a force of purpose-designed sloops to be employed in the 'presence' and showing-the-flag roles

The Japanese Destroyers of the Asashio Class Hans Lengerer 42

Looks at the design characteristics of these large destroyers and, in particular, the problems they experienced with their turbines

The Naval War in the Adriatic Part 2: 1917-18 Enrico Cerauschi Vincent P O'Hara 62

Cover the years 1917-18, which saw the triumph of the Entente forces and the defeat of the Imperial Austro-Hungarian Navy

Post-War AIO and Command Systems in the Royal Navy Peter Marland 76

Describes the sequence of AIO and Command Systems during the post-war era

The Soviet Fugas class Minesweepers Vladimir Yakubov Richard Worth 99

Provide an account of the conception and construction of these interwar minesweepers, together with a service history of the ships completed

Divide and Conquer? Divisional Tactics and the Battle of Jutland Stephen McLaughlin 111

Examines how the tactic of dividing a fleet into small, independently manoeuvring formations might have worked at the Battle of Jutland

Modern Littoral Surface Combatants Conrad Waters 126

Looks at the new breed of surface ships designed specifically for littoral warfare

The Chinese Flagship Hal Chi and the Revolution of 1911 Richard Wright 143

Attempts to resolve a mystery concerning the activities of the Chinese flagship Hat Chi during 1911-12

The Battleship Courbet and Operation 'Substance' Stephen Dent 152

Investigates an almost forgotten episode in the long career of one of France's first dreadnoughts

The 'Flat-Iron': The Coast Defence Battleship Tempête Philippe Caresse 161

Tells the story of this unusual vessel, one of a number of coast defence monitors built during the period which followed the American Civil War

Warship Notes 175

Reviews 187

Warship Gallery A D Baker III 205

Provides a detailed drawing and brief technical description of the dreadnought HMS Colossus

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