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Royal Navy and the capital ship in the interwar period an operational perspective by Joseph Moretz

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Battleships -- Great Britain.,
  • Battle cruisers -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoseph Moretz.
SeriesCass series--naval policy and history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVA454 .M813 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22465805M
ISBN 100714651966

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Reviews “The Royal Navy in the Age of Austerity provides a good primer on naval developments in the early interwar period and will appeal to a specialist audience and general readers interested in naval history.” – The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord “G.H. Bennett has made a persuasive case that the network of relationships that "crossed government, politics, private sector.   Emblematic capital ships of the interwar, the Nelson class, were derived from cancelled projects of , whereas the King Georges V were largely seen as a stopgap class. War broke out and curtailed all these naval plans, notably the Lion class. The Royal Navy's ships and submarines were organised into squadrons and flotillas as pre-war but with one major difference - a reduction in size. The pre battle squadron was comprised of eight battleships: this was reduced to four or five from The official history of the Royal Navy began with the establishment of the Navy Royal by Henry VIII in The modern incarnation of the institution re-emerged as the national naval force of the Kingdom of England in , following the Restoration of King Charles II to the throne. However, for more than a thousand years before that there had been English naval forces varying in type and.

This book reviews the role of the battleship in the Royal Navy during the period. It offers fresh insights into why the capital ship was deemed central to British naval planning even late in that era. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. This book reviews the role of the battleship in the Royal Navy during the period. It offers fresh insights into why the capital ship was deemed central to British naval planning even late in that era.   The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period builds on such work to present a more sympathetic picture of a service struggling with inadequate budgets, global responsibilities, and rapid technological change.   The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period by Joseph Moretz, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).