Encyclopedia of British Submarines 1901-1955
Periscope Publishing Ltd., 2002 - 522 pages
The history of the development of submarines covered in this book spans the most tumultuous years of the 20th century. When the little Holland No. 1 was launched in 1901, few could guess that the submarine would become the most potent weapon of war ever developed.
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Submarine Propulsion the Problem
Detection and Communication Equipment
Coast Defence Submarines
Evaluation of UBoats after World War I
lst Generation Patrol Submarines
2nd Generation Patrol Submarines
Foreign Submarines in Service with the Royal Navy
Foreign Submarines under Operational Control of the Royal Navy
Builders of British Submarines 190l55
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