Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development 1860-1905 [Audiobook] download free by D. K. Brown

Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development 1860-1905 Audiobook download free by D. K. Brown
  • Listen audiobook: Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development 1860-1905
  • Author: D. K. Brown
  • Release date: 2011/8/1
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781848320864
  • Rating: 8.77 of 10
  • Votes: 801
  • Review by: Camilla Ramsay
  • Review rating: 9.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/4
  • Duration: 2H47M57S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, WAV, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MP3 (compression XZ, TAR.7Z, ZIP, 7-ZIP, AZW4, RAR, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M31S (4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In the 50 years that separated Warrior from Dreadnought there occurred a revolution in warship design quite unparalleled in naval history; a period that began with the fully-rigged broadside ironclads and ended with the emergence of the great battleships and battlecruisers that were to fight in the First World War.The author explains how ninetheenth-century designers responded to developments in engine technology, armour protection and armament in their attempts to develop the best possible fighting ships. He details the development of more efficient engines that brought about the demise of the sailing warship, and the competition between armour and armament, with every increase in the power of guns stimulating the development of ever more sophisticated methods of protection. Importantly, he explains that the Victorian Royal Navy, far from being the reactionary body it is so often depicted as, was, in fact, at the forefront of technological change, for example in the employment of torpedoes and the development of countermeasures to them.Full accounts are given of the significant naval events and battles of the period, making the book a fine narrative history as well as a brilliant work of warship reference.D K BROWN was a distinguished naval architect who retired in 1988 as Deputy Chief Naval Architect of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors. He published widely on the subject of warship design and built a reputation as a clear and brilliant commentator on the development of the ships of the Royal Navy. He died in 2008.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military & Naval Ships, Guidebooks, Ships & Shipping, Military Vehicles, Naval Forces & Warfare, Military History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.76 USD
  • Dimensions: 245x289x13.21mm
  • Weight: 789.25g
  • Printed by: Seaforth Publishing
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom

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