The Battleship Warspite

Author(s) Ross Watton
Publisher Conway Maritime Press
Date 1987
Pages 178
Format pdf
Size 122 Mb







This publication by Ross Watton, who is one of the recognized experts in the field of the naval history, will tell you everything you wanted to know about the Warspite - one of the five battleships which belonged to the Queen Elizabeth class and served in the course of both first and second World Wars before they got scrapped. Those famous vessels did also participate in the historical Jutland battle.

Three major parts of this publication are named introduction, photos and technical drawings of the ship. The intro part provides some basic knowledge on the history of the construction and service. The readers will find all data they need and there is definitely not any other book of this kind that could provide them with such detailed information, from aft to boom, room-to-room, deck-by-deck.  

The particular attention has been paid by the author to the hull fittings and deck machinery, fire control arrangements, armament and disruptive camouflage items, boats, ground tackle; accommodation area has always been dealt with. Have a look into this book and you will not be disappointed - it is really worth being included in your collection since the book is dedicated to the very important ship with the interesting history and excellent record of service.

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