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3 edition of Torpedo Boats. found in the catalog.

Torpedo Boats.

Torpedo Boats.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Claims, Sixtieth Congress, second session, on Jan. 19, 1909

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy Dept. -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Defense contracts -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Considers (60) H.R. 6041, (60) H.R. 15101

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination86 p
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15275867M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooper, Bryan. Battle of the torpedo boats. New York, Stein and Day [] (OCoLC) Document Type.   Buy British Motor Torpedo Boat (New Vanguard) 1st ed. by Konstam, Angus, Bryan, Tony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(46).

    In the spring of , German U-boats prowled the ocean off the Outer Banks of North Carolina and sank freighters at will. By June, they had sunk merchant vessels and the . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lake Torpedo Boat Company. Submarine torpedo boats. New York: The Lake torpedo boat Co., (OCoLC)

      Editorial Reviews. Do not judge by this book's small size; US Patrol Torpedo Boats is among the best primer of the WW2-era patrol torpedo boats that I have seen.”C. Peter Chen, World War II Database (Decem )Brand: Bloomsbury USA. Motor torpedo boats, contrary to some beliefs, did not go seventy miles-per-hour nor did they launch torpedoes at high speed. PT was a plywood boat measuring 80 feel in length and had a maximum beam [width] of 20 feet. Her maximum draft was six feet and she was powered by three cylinder Packard engines, each of which developed 1,


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Type 35 Torpedo Boats of the Kriegsmarine Paperback – January 1, by M.J. Whitley (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide /5(2). Although trying to cover ALL Allied torpedo boats equitably in pages would have been impossible, the bias in this book is pretty obvious.

It's a fine reference book if you plan on super-detailing your Vosper model, but anyone looking for substantial details on PT boats is going to be disappointed/5(5). Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. pictorial covers. illustrated, booklet. MTB is one of few surviving motor torpedo boats that served with the Coastal Forces of the Royal Navy in the Second World War.

She was built as the Vosper Private Venture Boat as a prototype, but was purchased and taken into service by the Admiralty. Torpedo boats attack on the Chilean central battery ship Almirante Cochrane during the Chilean Civil War. A torpedo boat is a relatively small and fast naval ship designed to carry torpedoes into battle.

The first designs rammed enemy ships with explosive spar torpedoes, and later designs launched self-propelled Whitehead torpedoes.

Ragan's book (, reprint ) is, IMO, Torpedo Boats. book most comprehensive book available to date on submarine Torpedo Boats. book in general. The other in Thomas Campbell's Hunter's of the Night (). Although limited in the number of vessels discussed, this work is the most intensive of the general surveys of Confederate torpedo boats.

Not much is written about. Pound for pound, the deadliest boats of World War II weren't the carriers or the legendary battleships, they were the humble patrol torpedo boats. America invested heavily in capital ships in the inter-war years, concentrating on battleships and carriers that Author: Logan Nye.

The torpedo book; a series of sketches with torpedo craft in fair weather and foul / (London: Neville Beeman Ltd., ), by Fred T.

Jane (page images at HathiTrust) Under-water torpedo-boats; the submarine versus the submersible, their merits and their menace.

([Bridgeport, Conn. A national bestseller when it was originally published in and the subject of a John Ford film featuring John Wayne, this book offers a thrilling account of the role of the U.S. Navy's Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Three during the disastrous Philippine campaign early in World War II.4/5.

US Patrol Torpedo Boats book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Motor torpedo boat development began in the early s, and /5.

The story is fascinating and after reading you can actually go to the Naval War College Museum, at Newport's Naval Education and Training Center and ask to see the very same it stands, this is a well written and researched work on the United States Navy's First Torpedo Boats and the author has done a beautiful job in putting the 5/5(1).

The TORPEDO is an unusual runabout intended for an inboard motor with in-line drive. The novel decking and aft superstructure sweep back to a virtual point, hence the name TORPEDO.

This styling is somewhat similar to the ultra-deluxe classic runabouts of the past. Sea mines laid by the E-boats sunk 37 merchant ships, a destroyer, two minesweepers and four landing ships.

In recognition of their service, the members of E-boat crews were awarded 23 Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and German Cross in Gold. The S class was the most lethal. Torpedo Boats: lt;p|>A |torpedo boat| is a relatively small and fast |naval| |vessel| designed to carry |torpedo World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Italeri makes several scale attach boats. The German S is one of the largest scale plastic models ever made by a model company. PT-Boats (Torpedo Boats) are some of the most popular subjects when it comes to boat models.

Made famous by Kennedy's PT service in WWII, these boats were high powered (3 Packard V12's!) and attacked. An excellent Hardcover book on the Historical Torpedo boat forces of Russia, with plenty of Russian language content, pages, and with sepia toned photos and B&W illustrations and diagrams.

From early examples, to later fast torpedo boats, a very interesting book on the Russian Navy. WW2 Vintage Recognition Journal. ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN E-BOOK. Motor torpedo boat development began in the early s, and the vessels first saw service during World War I.

However, it was not until the late s that the US Navy commenced the development of the Patrol Torpedo or PT boat. The PT boat was designed for attacking larger warships with torpedoes using its ‘stealth&#; ability, high-speed and small size to.

In this special, hard backed volume of the Shipcraft series, the topic is the Allied Torpedo Boat. This edition is twice the size of the standard book, and covers. This book is quite scarce. An old published book review states: The magnificent, original photographs and descriptive reporting of war correspondent Hugo Bürger combine to accurately portray the bold raids of the powerful, German Navy torpedo boats undertaken against the forces of the Soviet Union.

Soft Cover. English captions. Text in Russian. Full translation on demand. Landscape format A4. High quality reprint edition of very rare book. In the early s the USSR began mass production of a "mosquito fleet" consisting of aluminum torpedo boats that had high speeds of around Rating: % positive.

At the instigation of Franklin D. Roosevelt, plans were tentatively drawn up for ft and ft motor torpedo boat designs, but they were not built. The US Navy, like the Germans, concentrated mainly on seagoing torpedo boats and destroyers.

British officials interest in motor torpedo boats lapsed, despite their success with CMBs and MLs. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Battle of the Torpedo Boats. Author:Cooper, Bryan. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

World of Seller Rating: % positive. A Schichau s Torpedo Boat. Called Torpedoboote, similar to the British word, their lineage can be traced back to the invention of the torpedo and even before, with spar-torpedo vessels of the Prussian Navy, such as the semi-experimental boats of Devrient, Waltjen, Vulcan and Holberg series in So pretty much right after the unification of Germany, as the result of the Franco.The book also contains a nice range of black and white period photography of the PT boats in action.

The title goes on to discuss the highlights of the PT Boat's operations as well as its tactics. While the main armament of the craft was its torpedoes, these craft were fitted with a variety of canons and machine guns which allowed them to.