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British Battleships of the Victorian Era book
British Battleships of the Victorian Era book

British Battleships of the Victorian Era. Norman Friedman

British Battleships of the Victorian Era


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British Battleships of the Victorian Era Norman Friedman
Publisher: Naval Institute Press



She spent much of her career as a flagship, and took part in operations to deter Russian aggression against Turkey in 1878 and the bombardment of Alexandria in 1882. This is a companion volume to Norman Friedman' s highly successful BritishBattleships 1906-1946 and completes his study of the Royal Navy's capital ships. Buy British Battleships of the Victorian Era by Norman Friedman from Waterstones today! Right elevation and plan as depicted in Brassey's Naval Annual 1896. These two ships comprise the with the Pacific squadron. They were the first British warships to carry large rifled breech-loading main guns . HMS Alexandra was a central battery ironclad of the Victorian Royal Navy, whose seagoing career was from 1877 to 1900. HMS Triumph was a broadside ironclad battleship of the Victorian era, the sister- ship of HMS Swiftsure. They were powered by a Maudslay horizontal twin-cylinder return connecting-rod engine, and were the last British battleships to be fitted with a hoisting screw. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £20. Leviathan retained that position for the next three years until she was relieved as flagship in early 1918 and began escorting convoys from North America to Britain . In early 1915, she was reassigned to the 6th Cruiser Squadron before she became flagship of the North America and West Indies Station in March. The Colossus-class battleships were British ironclad warships, carrying their main armament in turrets, which served in the Victorian Royal Navy from 1882.