British Destroyers : A-I and Tribal Classes, Paperback / softback Book

British Destroyers : A-I and Tribal Classes Paperback / softback

Part of the ShipCraft series


The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types.

Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, then moves to an extensive photographic survey of either a high-quality model or a surviving example of the ship.

Hints on building the model, and on modifying and improving the basic kit, are followed by a section on paint schemes and camouflage, featuring numerous colour profiles and highly-detailed line drawings.

The strengths and weaknesses of available kits of the ships are reviewed, and the book concludes with a section on research references - books, monographs, large-scale plans and relevant websites.This new volume deals with the classes which represent the whole inter-war development of British destroyers, from the prototypes Amazon and Ambuscade of 1926 - the first new post World War I design - to the powerful and radically different 'Tribal' class a decade later.

These ships formed the backbone of Royal Navy destroyer flotillas in the Second World War.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 64 pages, 130 b/w & colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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  • Category: Hobbies
  • ISBN: 9781848320239

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