The first destroyers by Lyon, David

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .

Written in English

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  • History.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Royal Navy. -- History.,
  • Destroyers (Warships) -- Great Britain -- History.

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Book details

StatementDavid Lyon ; plans and cutaway drawings by John Roberts.
Series[ShipShape]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV825.5.G7 L96 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1017084M
ISBN 101557502714
LC Control Number96070886
OCLC/WorldCa36291098

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