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British submarine

F. W. Lipscomb

British submarine

by F. W. Lipscomb

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Published by Conway Maritime Press in Greenwich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Navy. Submarine Service.,
    • Submarines (Ships) -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby F. W. Lipscomb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV859.G7 L5 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 284 p., 44 [i.e. 46] p. of plates, fold. leaf of plate :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4942748M
      ISBN 10085177086X
      LC Control Number76370253

        His Majesty's Submarine Unbeaten was last heard from via a signal sent to Flag Officer Submarines on 1 November The signal simply stated: 'Operation Bluestone completed'. After this date the.   With fascinating details of daring submarine raids in the Baltic and the Dardanelles, this book reveals the exceedingly dangerous world of early submarine warfare which claimed an extraordinary number of lives on both sides and paved the way for a new kind of naval warfare in the 20th century and : Innes Mccartney.

        And it was a British submarine that pioneered the vital postwar use of submarines as anti-submarine weapons, sinking a U-boat while both were submerged. This feat was unique. Heavily illustrated with photos and original plans, this new volume from Norman Friedman, incorporating so much original analysis, will be eagerly awaited by naval Author: Norman Freidman.   Several classes were launched but the most successful was the E-Class, which were built in and would prove to be the supreme British submarines of the war. In operations it was the most successful British submarine class in actions against enemy warships, which included the destruction of one battleship, three cruisers and five U-boats/5(7).

      Submarine Warfare Books. Product was successfully added to your shopping cart. Go to cart page Continue. Submarine Warfare. Sort By. View as: Items 1 to 48 of total. Show. per page British Submarines in Two World Wars Norman Friedman. £ Add to .   On Octo , U was bombed with depth charges by British destroyers. In the midst of the attack, Peter Zschech, the commander of the sub, shot himself in the head in front of his crew in the control room. In an account of the day’s events, a crewman named Hans Goebler notes that Zschech didn’t fully die by the gunshot and was making loud .


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