ISBN-10:
0714651966
ISBN-13:
9780714651965
Pub. Date:
01/01/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period: An Operational Perspective / Edition 1

The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period: An Operational Perspective / Edition 1

by Joseph Moretz
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ISBN-13: 9780714651965
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History Series
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvi
Series Editor's Prefacevii
Acknowledgementsix
List of Abbreviationsxi
Introduction: The Postwar Capital Ship Controversyxiii
1The Experience of the Late War1
2Imperial Naval Policy and the Capital Ship Controversy32
3The Influence of Arms Control and the Treasury on the Interwar Royal Navy65
4The Evolution of the Capital Ship103
5British Interwar Naval Strategy150
6The Operational Employment of the Capital Ship179
7The Development of Battlefleet Tactics211
8Reconsideration252
Appendices
INaval Estimates of the Period256
IIAreas of Royal Navy Operational Employment during the Interwar Era258
IIIAreas of Capital Ship Active Service Employment during the Interwar Era259
IVSignificant Capital Ship Visits of the Interwar Era260
VOffensive Chemical Warfare in the Royal Navy262
VIHeavy Ship Gunnery Problems Investigated, 1919-39265
Bibliography267
Index283

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