Encyclopedia of British Submarines 1901-1955

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Periscope Publishing Ltd., Nov 1, 2002 - 522 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
1
Submarine Propulsion the Problem
11
Submarine Operation
28
Submarine Armament
36
Detection and Communication Equipment
44
Submarine Equipment
50
Fleet Submarines
63
THETIS
77
Coast Defence Submarines
225
Evaluation of UBoats after World War I
255
lst Generation Patrol Submarines
280
2nd Generation Patrol Submarines
309
Foreign Submarines in Service with the Royal Navy
434
Foreign Submarines under Operational Control of the Royal Navy
446
Further Developments
465
Builders of British Submarines 190l55
477

Submarine Names
94
British Submarines in World War II
104
BARBARIGO
111
Overseas Submarines
132
Experimental and Special Submarines
175
Submarine Depot Ships
483
Index of Submarines
509
Index of Ships
519
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