SUMNER-GEARING-CLASS DESTROYERS

Their Design, Weapons, and Equipment
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Binding:Hardback
Published:September 1, 2008
By Robert F. Sumrall (Author)

The U.S. Navy's Sumner-Gearing-class destroyers served as a standard for post-World War II destroyer design and development. This handsomely illustrated work traces the origins of the US Navy's Sumner-Gearing class destroyers through half a century of changing naval technology, showing the great advances made in ordnance, fire control and steam engineering. The destroyers served as a standard for post-World War II destroyer design and development. This classic work on WWII destroyers is now available again after being long out of print.

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Product Details
  • Subject: Ship Design & Reference
  • Hardback : 224 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (September 1, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 1557507864
  • ISBN-13: 9781557507860
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 0

Robert F. Sumrall is the coauthor of Iowa Class Battleships: Their Design, Weapons, and Equipment. He served in eight Sumner-Gearing-class destroyers during forty years of naval service.

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