The World's Worst Warships: The Failures and Repercussions of Naval Design and Construction, 1860 to the present day

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A serious study of the reasons why some warships have achieved bad reputations. It covers the period from 1860 to the present day, and looks at a wide range of nationalities and ship-types. Some examples are the Russian Popoffkas; the French battleship 'Brennus'; and the British vessel 'Captain'.

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Written by two of Britain's finest warship experts, the book covers a wide range of experimental, badly designed or just disastrous ship types from all national ties from 1860 to present day.

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