This popular ship-design series is praised for its superb drawings and comprehensive text. Each book contains over 200 keyed line drawings as well as full descriptions of their design, construction, general arrangement, hull structure, operational history, and much moore. Numerous close-up and on-board photographs help to rekindle memories of these ships' exciting pasts.
Karl Heinz Marquardt is an internationally acclaimed draughtsman who contributes regularly to Conway's modeling quarterly Model Shipwright. His books include Eighteenth Century Rigs & Rigging (Conway), The Global Schooner (Naval Institute Press), and Anatomy of the Ship: HMS Beagle Survey Ship (Conway).