The Battlecruiser Hood (Anatomy of The Ship)De (autor) John Roberts
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 06 Jun 2013
The destruction of the HMS Hood by the Bismarck in 1941 was one of the most shocking episodes in the history of the Royal Navy. 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 series is available in paperback, and features a detailed description of every aspect of the beloved battlecruiser. In addition to analysing the genesis of its design and contemporary significance, this exceptional study provides the finest documentation of the Hood, with a complete set of superb line drawings, supported by technical details and a record of the ship's service history.
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HMS Hood was one of the most handsome capital ships in the world, and her destruction in the First World War was one of the most shocking episodes in the history of the Royal Navy
John Roberts is widely recognized for his contributions to warship literature. He was editor of Warship for six years and is the co-author of the standard works on British battleships and cruisers of the Second World War period. His superb warship plans led one authority to describe him as 'the best draughtsman in the UK'. His two previous volumes for Conway, on the Dreadnought and Intrepid, were widely acclaimed.
INTRODUCTIONDesignConstructionService historyThe loss of HoodGeneral arrangements and hull structureMachineryArmamentControl systemsGround tackleAircraftModificationsThe PHOTOGRAPHSThe DRAWINGSGeneral arrangementsHull constructionMachineryAccommodationSuperstructureRigArmamentFire-controlFittingsGround tackleShip's boatsAircraft arrangements