British Naval Weapons of World War Two

British Naval Weapons of World War Two
£40.00
Rated 0/5
0 Reviews | Write Review >

The John Lambert Collection Volume 1. Destroyer Weapons.
Price £40.00
Format Hardback
Pages 240
Illustrations Nearly 100 sheets of drawings,50 photos
Publisher Seaforth
ISBN Number 9781526747679
Product Description
John Lambert was a renowned naval draughtsman, whose plans were highly valued for their accuracy and detail by modelmakers and enthusiasts. By the time of his death in 2016 he had produced over 850 sheets of drawings, many of which have never been published. These have now been acquired by Seaforth and this is the first of a planned series of albums on selected themes, reproducing complete sheets at a large page size, with an expert commentary and captioning. The initial volumes will concentrate on British naval weaponry used in the Second World War, thus completing the project John Lambert was working on when he died. His interest was always focused on smaller warships and his weapons drawings tend to be of open mountings – the kind that present a real challenge to modelmakers – rather than enclosed turret guns, but he also produced drawings of torpedo tubes, underwater weapons, fire-control directors and even some specific armament-related deck fittings. This volume covers all such weapons carried by British destroyers of this era, with additional appendices devoted to earlier guns still in service, and destroyer-calibre weapons only mounted in larger ships. The drawings are backed by introductory essays by Norman Friedman, an acknowledged authority on naval ordnance, while a selection of photographs add to the value of the book as visual reference. Over time, the series will be expanded to make this unique technical archive available in published form, a move certain to be welcomed by warship modellers, enthusiasts and the many fans of John Lambert’s work.

Customers who bought this product also purchased

Panther and Jagdpanther in Color
£19.99
View  Buy
Top Drawings 7065.The Guided-missile Frigate ORP Kosciuszko
£17.99
View  Buy
Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank
£25.00
The British Army's Challenger 2 tank is based on Challenger 1 that served with...[more]
View  Buy
Camouflage & Markings of Axis Armor in the Balkan Campaigns
£25.99
Camouflage & Markings of Axis Armor in the Balkan Campaigns 1940-1941
View  Buy
  • Contact Us
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1299 823330
  • Postal Address:

    Bookworld Wholesale Ltd
    Unit 10 Hodfar Road
    Sandy Lane Industrial Estate
    Stourport-On-Severn
    Worcestershire
    DY13 9QB
Find Us Find Us
PayPal Payments
Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
  • Secure Credit Card Payments
Copyright © 2019 Bookworld Wholesale Ltd - eCommerce Web Design by eShopFitters