The Big Battleship

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Periscope Publishing Ltd., 2003 - 167 pages
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The biggest battleship of her era was originally to be called the Rio de Janeiro but due to a change of ownership became Sultan Osman I and finally HMS Agincourt. This is a look at her chequered history which started with British and German shipyards vying to build her.
 

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A description of the career of HMS Agincourt, the battleship that carried fourteen 12" guns, the largest number of main armament in the Dreadnought era. It also passed through the hands of three different governments in its short career. Moderately entertaining. Read full review

Contents

The Good Salesman
13
The Shipbuilders
40
The New Owners
62
The Turkish Sailors
86
The Seizure
109
The Pursuit
123
The Battle
146
Index
165
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