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Synopsis: At the end of World War II, the Director of Naval Construction set the various design teams within his department the task of recording their wartime efforts, in an attempt to benefit from the experiences of the War while memories were still fresh. Chapters were commissioned on all the types, from the largest fleet carriers to the humblest tugs and tankers. These relatively short summaries set out all the principal achievements, distilled the essential lessons of combat and pointed the way towards postwar improvements. By a quirk of history, these essays were never published, although in modified form a few found their way into the 1947 edition of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects proceedings. Part of a three-volume set, this third volume looks at amphibious warfare vessels and auxiliaries. It offers the historian or enthusiast insight into the design procedure and rationale of British warships in World War II.
Title: The Design and Construction of British ...
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Book Description Conway Maritime Press, 1996. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First edition.. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Large format. B/w photos. Landing Craft and Auxiliary Vessels. Dustwrapper is faded to spine. [S]. Bookseller Inventory # 1811554
Book Description CONWAY MARITIME PRESS, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. NEAR FINE HARDCOVER, CLEAN AND TIGHT. JACKET IN REMOVABLE PROTECTIVE MYLAR COVER CLEAN AND BRIGHT. PRICE IS NOT CLIPPED. Bookseller Inventory # BAm4240B
Book Description Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Internally looks Unread - slight sunning to spine end, otherwise Very Good. Quick flick through pages could not see any issues - All Pages appear clean and unmarked. A Very Good personal reading copy. Light wear only. Unclipped Dust wrapper fitted with removable archive acetate film. Dispatched within 24 Hours Mon - Fri, except bank holidays, otherwise next business day - excellent service guaranteed. ; 10.71 X 8.19 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 1641
Book Description Conway Maritime Press, London, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Quarto, 168 pp., frontis, b/w photos, ship plans/diagrams, tables, index. Amphibious warfare, landing craft & auxiliary vessels. Hardcover book in fine cond., d/w near fine cond. Bookseller Inventory # 009772
Book Description Conway Maritime Press, London, United Kingdom, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. 168 pages b/w photos line drawings. Bookseller Inventory # 306018