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    DescriptionBuilt to underline Victorian Britain's supremacy at sea, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armoured warship. In 1979 she was rescued from ignominy as an oil jetty in Milford Haven to become the subject of an ambitious restoration programme, and for the last twenty years has been open to the public at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The story of her revolutionary design, career history and the strange twists of fate that enabled her to survive into an age when her significance in naval architecture would be fully recognised, is described in detail together with the meticulous research that went into faithfully restoring every aspect of the ship. Complete with archival illustrations and photographs, specially commissioned photography, lines plans and diagrams, this is a comprehensive and elegantly produced commemorative volume of a remarkable ship.


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    Title
    HMS Warrior, 1860
    Subtitle
    Victoria's Ironclad Deterrent
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew D. Lambert
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 268 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,179 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844861286
    ISBN 10: 1844861287
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, JWF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    DC22: 623.825
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17470
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH, 1DBK, JWMV2
    Thema V1.0: NHW, NHD, JWCK, JWMV
    Illustrations note
    150 photographs and illustrations
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    Conway
    Publication date
    26 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Andrew Lambert is Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies at King's College, London. He has written numerous historical works, including the recent bestsellers Admirals: The Naval Commanders Who Made Britain Great (Faber, 2008) and Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation (Faber, 2009).