HMS Warrior. Owners Workshop Manual. 1861 To Date

May Richard

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher Place: Uk
Publisher Year: 2017
Edition: First Edition

Description: 172 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Designed and built to challenge an aggressive French shipbuilding program in the late 1850s, when commissioned, the 40-gun, steam-powered, ironclad HMS Warrior was the largest warship in the world. The revolutionary design housed the main guns, 10 boilers, and steam engine inside an impregnable armored “box, or citadel, made from 4½in thick wrought iron plates. Warrior is the only surviving example of Britains “Black Battlefleet--the 45 iron hulls built for the Royal Navy between 1861 and 1877. She was restored in the 1980s and is now on public display at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. About the Author Richard May MRINA has spent his career in shipbuilding. He has been involved in the design and construction of all types of vessels from sophisticated warships to square rigged sailing ships. Richard now spends time as a volunteer guide on HMS Warrior 1860. He lives in Hampshire.

ISBN: 9781785211065


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