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9 edition of BATTLECRUISER HOOD found in the catalog.

BATTLECRUISER HOOD

Revised Edition (Anatomy of the Ship)

by John Roberts

  • 96 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Conway Maritime Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Naval History - World War I,
  • Military Ship Design And Construction,
  • Transportation,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - Pictorial,
  • History / Military / Naval,
  • Modern - 20th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8279521M
    ISBN 10085177900X
    ISBN 109780851779003

    Follow the link for a list of all ships met by H.M.S. Hood in the period covered by the log-books, May to April THE VOYAGES OF HMS HOOD (More detailed plots follow in the text). The text part of this book describes history of the ship's construction and service. This is accompanied by more than color illustrations showing HMS Hood's appearance in her final configuration, during battle of the Denmark Strait, 24 May 1.

      Meanwhile, the battlecruiser HMS Renown had a maximum of just six inches of armor. that an old World War I battlecruiser, HMS Hood, charged straight at a . Repulse was recommissioned on 1 January and joined the Battlecruiser Squadron. In November , Hood, accompanied by Repulse and a number of Danae-class cruisers of the 1st Light Cruiser Squadron, set out on a world cruise from west to east via the Panama Canal. They returned home ten months later in September

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Hood (Battle cruiser) Great Britain -- Royal Navy -- Battle cruisers -- Hood (Ship) -- Illustrations; More like this: Similar Items. Taylor, cruiser HMS Hood: an Illustrated Biography Naval Institute Press, Hardcover: Good /Good. A good, solid Rating: % positive.


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Built during World War I, the Hood was the largest, fastest and one of the most handsome capital ships in the world. For the first time, this volume in the renowned Anatomy of a Ship. Representing five years of research, The Battlecruiser HMS Hood is easily the most comprehensive book ever published on this great warship.

Bruce Taylor shares her entire story—from the laying of her keel on the Clyde to her destruction by the Bismarck—in words, photos, and color unique assortment of photos assembled in this book includes stills from a recently.

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