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Before the ironclad

D. K. Brown

Before the ironclad

development of ship design, propulsion and armament in the Royal Navy 1815-60.

by D. K. Brown

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Published by Conway Maritime in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- History.,
  • Warships -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA454
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16010100M
    ISBN 100851775322

    Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Before the Ironclad: Warship Design and Development av D K Brown på The Union ironclad’s appearance in Hampton Roads the night before was a virtual miracle. While the Monitor was not designed to counter the threat of the Confederate ironclad, it was fortunate that the Union ironclad arrived in time to disrupt the Virginia ’s destructive work.

    CSS Texas was the third and last Columbia-class (or Tennessee-class according to some sources) casemate ironclad built for the Confederate Navy during the American Civil begun until and intended to become part of the James River Squadron, she saw no action before being captured by Union forces while still fitting Texas was reputed to have been one of the very best Draft: ft ( m). Before the Ironclad: Warship Design and Development,

    The Monitor Upon hearing about the South's new ironclad ship, the North hurried to build their own. With the help of inventor John Ericsson, the north quickly built the Monitor was completely protected with iron armor. It only had two cannons, but these cannons were on a revolving turret, allowing them to be aimed directly at an enemy ship. Get this from a library! Before the ironclad: development of ship design, propulsion and armament in the Royal Navy, [D K Brown].


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Brown. Before the Ironclad should be compulsory reading for everyone involved in naval warship acquisition, upkeep, and modernisation. It deserves a permanent place on a modern naval professional’s bookshelf.

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The level of detail is appropriate for an introduction to the topic, giving the layman reader lots of hints in the appendices and footnotes where to research further if particular aspects of the narrative stir his interest/5(6).

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