- ISBN/SKU: 978-1-59114-923-1
- Binding: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 208
- Subject: Ship and Aircraft Reference
- Date Available: June 2014
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The 36th edition of this highly acclaimed annual maintains well-established standards of scholarship, research, news and reviews from the field of warship history. This edition features articles on a range of diverse subjects, including: a detailed technical description of the Queen Elizabeth (CVA-01); a review of the careers of Germany’s Braunschweig and Deutschland classes; the development of the Italian aircraft carrier Cavour; the conception and characteristics of the armored cruisers of the IJN; an account of the escape of the Jean Bart from Saint-Nazaire; the career and loss of the submarine Mariotte; the origins and tortuous progress to completion of the IJN light carrier Ryûjô; the history of Russia’s turret frigates of the Admiral Lazarev and Admiral Spiridov classes and a examination of the post-war evolution of fire control in the Royal Navy.
John Jordan is a former language teacher. He is the author of two major books on the Soviet Navy, and more recently 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 in 2004.
Stephen Dent is the assistant editor of Conway’s Warship annual. He also edited Conway’s The War at Sea (2008).