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Destroyers for Great Britain

Arnold Hague

Destroyers for Great Britain

a history of 50 Town class ships transferred from the United States to Great Britain in 1940.

by Arnold Hague

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Greenhill Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Destroyers (Warships) -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHague, Arnold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV825.5.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15379847M
    ISBN 101853670758

    [ ] Destroyers for Great Britain Download More Latest Stuff Visit -->> | ISBN: | English | Pages | PDF | ,1 MB This excellant book gives a brief history of each of the 50 destroyers transfered to Great Brition by the United States starting in late There is at least one photo of each ship. Inshore craft of Great Britain in the days of sail and oar: ISBN () International Marine Pub. Co, ; Inshore craft of Great Britain in the days of sail and oar, (v. 1): ISBN () .

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Destroyers for Great Britain: A History of 50 Town Class Ships Transferred from the United States to Great Britain in /5(3). 50 of the Clemson and Wickes destroyers were traded to Great Britain for the US to be granted land for air and naval bases in various British possessions.

Hague's book provides insight into the 50 destroyers (the British referred to them as Town class destroyers because all were named after towns that had common names in the British Empire 5/5(3).

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BRITISH DESTROYERS - A HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT by March, Edgar J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Nevertheless, German U-boats continued to threaten crucial supplies reaching Britain by Destroyers for Great Britain book, and the Town-class vessels provided great service in antisubmarine operations throughout the war.

The trade of the 50 U.S. destroyers for six British naval and air bases also had lasting political effects. Destroyers for Great Britain: a history of 50 town class ships transferred from the United States to Great Britain in Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for Pages: Get this from a library. Destroyers for Great Britain: a history of 50 town class ships transferred from the United States to Great Britain in [Arnold Hague]. The destroyers-for-bases deal was an agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom on September 2,according to which 50 Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson class US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy from the United States Navy in exchange for land rights on British possessions.

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Overseas buyers please contact me for postage cost before Rating: % positive. (shelved 12 times as great-britain) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. Frigates built in the US and leased to Great Britain in Hardcover: pages United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: ; (April) Destroyers, Frigates and Corvettes Paperback: 96 pages Lema Publications; ISBN: ; Joining The War.

Description: This book recounts the history of the first destroyers of the Royal Navy, which revolutionized the way war was fought at sea with new armaments and a great improvement on earlier designs.

Moreover, betweenwhen the first destroyers were laid down, anddestroyers evolved radically from knot, ton ships into The point is simply this: In theory, both the Zumwalt and Britain's Type 45 destroyers are better warships than the vessels they replace. But they both suffer from the technologically.

The main text is complimented with any notes and class data at the back of the book, which is very useful. This is possibly the best book that I have read on the history of British Destroyers from 's.

It is a must for anyone interested in the evolution of RN destroyers of that era. Warships International Fleet Review - Dec Price: £ About this Item: Seeley Service, large format [28x22cm]. ppxxxii + 4pp adverts. hinges a trifle slack, but a very good clean copy in the dust-jacket, just a little rubbed.

the definitive study of the British destroyer up todrawn by Admiralty permission from official records and returns, ship's covers & building plans. illustrated with photos and detailed plans.

Destroyers for Great Britain A History of 50 Town Class Ships Transferred from the United States to Great Britain in By Hague, ArnoldUnited States Naval Inst. THE HUNTS: A history of the design, development and careers of the 86 destroyers of this class built for the Royal and Allied Navies during World War II by J.I.

English () * THE TOWNS: A history of the fifty destroyers transferred from the United. Notes: The Destroyer series was co-created by Richard Sapir, and the novels largely ghostwritten by other authors. The New Destroyer series was co-authored with James Mullaney.

The Assassin’s Handbook was later updated and revised as Inside : The Adventure Begins was co-authored by Richard Ben Sapir. If You Like Destroyer Books, You’ll Love. MSRP: $ ISBN: Website: Thanks to Kerry Serini of Osprey Publishing for the review copy.

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While the .They compared favorably to the destroyers of the United States and Great Britain. Several of these vessels escorted Yamato, as well as aircraft carriers into battle.

Among Yamato’s escorts, Yukikaze, the most famous of the Kagero class, served from Midway to the Dutch East Indies and from Leyte to the Bismarck Sea.Format Book Published Oxford: Osprey Publishing, Language English Series Duel ISBN (pbk.) Description 80 pages: illustrations ; 25 cm.