HMS Captain was the first sea-going turret warship built to provide all-round firepower. This definitive account of the loss of the Captain details the decade-long public controversy in parliament and the press that led to the building of the ship in unprecedented circumstances. The lengthy controversy involved a disagreement between the Captain's designer and inventor of the turntable turret ...
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Q-Ships Versus U-Boats
America's Secret Project
Basing his narrative upon research, his own experiences aboard the USS Asterion , and conjecture, U.S. Navy officer Beyer reconstructs the events of the confrontations of the U.S. warships USS Asterion and USS Atik (Disguised as merchant marines in an ill-fated attempt to counter German submarine warfare) with the German navy during World War II.
Available Formats: Softcover
Black Night off Finisterre
The Tragic Tale of an Early British Ironclad
Available Formats: Hardcover