Ian Johnston's Clydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John PDF

By Ian Johnston

ISBN-10: 1848321139

ISBN-13: 9781848321137

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons equipped 5 battlecruisers, each larger than the final, culminating within the strong Hood, the biggest warship of her day. If Tiger is thought of as a amendment of the Lion classification layout, this represents each step within the evolution of those charismatic, and debatable, ships. Like such a lot shipyards of the time, Clydebank hired expert photographers to list the full technique of development, utilizing large-plate cameras that produced photographs of lovely readability and element; yet not like such a lot shipyard images, Clydebank’s assortment has survived, even though only a few of the pictures have ever been released. For this publication a few 2 hundred of the main telling of those have been conscientiously chosen, and scanned to the top criteria, depicting in unheard of aspect each point of the construction and becoming out of rigid, Australia, Tiger, Repulse and Hood.

Probably extra has been written approximately battlecruisers than the other warship variety, and as modelmaking matters they've got a loyal following, so any new e-book has to make a true contribution. This pictorial assortment, with its long and informative captions, and an authoritative advent by way of Ian Johnston, deals send modellers and lovers a wealth of visible info easily unobtainable elsewhere.

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