Ship Spotter's Guide.pdf
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil War to the awesome fighting ships of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Each ship is beautifully illustrated and is accompanied by a brief history. A perfect gift, this book is a must-have for any naval enthusiast and historian.
Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates, and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator of Weapons at the Tower of London and as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. The author lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ancient Warships/ Fighting Ships of the Far East/ Viking Longships/ Tudor Warships/ Spanish Galleon/ Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars/ Pirate Ship/ American Revolutionary Navy Ships/ Ship of the Line/ Ironclads/ Union Monitor/ River Gunboats/ Blockade Runner/ Submarines of World War I/ Battlecruiser/ British Destroyers/ German Battleships/ Austro-Hungarian Battleships/ Early British Battleships/ Super Dreadnoughts/ German Submarines of World War II/ German Battleships/ MTBs and MGBs/ German Cruisers/ US Aircraft Carriers/ German Destroyers/ IJN Aircraft Carriers/ Allied Submarines/ IJN Battleships/ US Destroyers/ British Battleships/IJN Cruisers/ US Fast Battleships/ Italian Battleships/ British Cruisers/ IJN Destroyers/ Nuclear Submarines/ Cold War Aircraft Carriers/ Riverine Craft/ Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carriers