British Destroyers 1939 45

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
ISBN: 9781472825803
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Using a collection of contemporary photographs and beautiful color 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 ... Main 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 ...

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: ... Franklin,
George, Britain's Anti-Submarine Capability 1919-1939 (Frank Cass, London:
2003). ... Gillett, Ross, Australian and New Zealand Warships Since 1946 (Child
and Associates, Brookvale, Australia: 1988). ... Langtree, Christopher, The Kelly's
: British ], K, 6 N Class Destroyers of World War II (Chatham Publishing, London:

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 ... The early US DE destroyer
escorts took about 1 million man— hours reducing to 600—700,000 with
experience while the Britishbuilt ... The cost (including ASIs) of the 'River' was
about £240,000 while the very similar 'Colony' class built by the US ... Buxton has
produced figures for the total cost of wartime building: £M Hulls of ships building
by contract 294.9 ...

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. The Resolution, one of five ships of the Royal Sovereign
or R class. 2.The battleship Warspite after modification in the 1930s. 3.

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 ... 10 Most LCTs had Paxman
diesels from a new plant intended to build engines for 'Nellie' the trench- digging
machine. ... The early US DE destroyer escorts took about 1 million man- hours
reducing to 600-700,000 with experience while the British-built ... The cost (
including ASIs) of the 'River' was about £240,000 while the very similar 'Colony'
class built by the US ...

The New International Year Book

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Personnel of the R.C.N. will be reduced to 10,000 by March, 1946, and only 3 of
the 14 wartime naval bases will be ... By the end of 1945 the French Navy had
succeeded in salvaging over 100,000 tons of a total of 270,000 tons of combat
ships ... 1, 1939. From Britain's share of the surrendered German fleet, France
has received 6 destroyers (2 Narviks, 2 Maas, ... 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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LEET Fleets changed after 1945 to reflect the new technological and strategic
realities, most notably the primacy of the carrier. ... The most modern existing
tonnage, the result of wartime mobilization, largely reflected prewar and early
wartime ... Thus Britain, going to war in 1939, had adopted designs limited by the
existing treaties even though those treaties had lapsed. ... aircraft carriers, the
large Baltimore class heavy cruisers and the Fletcher, Sumner, and Gearing
class destroyers.

Aircraft Carriers

Author: Norman Polmar
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1574886630
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A History of Carrier Aviation and Its Influence on World Events, Volume I: 1909-
1945 Norman Polmar ... Pearl Harbor the U.S. Navy placed orders for 298
surface warships, almost all of them destroyers and destroyer escorts. ... The
original displacements of the major U.S. war-built ship classes were: STANDARD
FULL LOAD CVB 41 Midway ... Brown, Nelson to Vanguard, p. ... An analysis of
the wartime shipbuilding effort is found in M. M. Postan, British War Production in
the History of ...

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 ... Contemporary cruisers of the County
classes were built up to the 10,000-ton Treaty limit, with 8-inch guns (the
maximum ... The ultimate development of the British battleship appeared
belatedly in 1946, when the 44,500-ton Vanguard was ... The screening role of
destroyers of wartime design, of the C, Battle and Weapon classes, passed in the
early 1960s to the ...