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British destroyers & frigates : the Second World War and after

Author: Norman Friedman; A D Baker; Alan Raven
Publisher: Barnsley : Seaforth, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different 'Tribal' class destroyers of 1936. It deals with the development of all the modern destroyer classes that fought the war, looks at the emergency programmes that produced vast numbers of trade protection vessels - sloops, corvettes and frigates - then analyses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Friedman, Norman, 1946-
British destroyers & frigates
(DLC) 2010549238
(OCoLC)237196373
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Friedman; A D Baker; Alan Raven
ISBN: 9781783833474 1783833475
OCLC Number: 882106856
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatham, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Beginning the Slide Towards War; Chapter 3 What Sort of Destroyer?; Chapter 4 Defending Trade; Chapter 5 The War Emergency Destroyers; Chapter 6 New Destroyer Classes; Chapter 7 Wartime Ocean Escorts; Chapter 8 The Post-war Destroyer; Chapter 9 The Missile Destroyer; Chapter 10 The 1945 Frigate and Her Successors; Chapter 11 The Search for Numbers; Chapter 12 The General Purpose Frigate; Chapter 13 The Second Post-war Generation; Chapter 14 The Post-Carrier Generation; Chapter 15 The Future.
Responsibility: Norman Friedman ; ship plans by A.D. Baker III ; with additional drawings by Alan Raven.

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