Synopses & Reviews
The largest British cruiser of the Second World War, HMS Belfast
had an eventful career, later fighting in Korea and undergoing a complete modernization. Explore the ship in detail through visually exciting, totally comprehensive drawings, including plans, explanatory perspective views, exploded diagrams, and descriptive keys. Ship buffs, historians, and model makers will enjoy insight into this special ship and its technicalities.and#160;
Launched in 1906, HMS Dreadnought revolutionized battleship design. As the first and#8220;all-big-gunand#8221; battleship, she had superior firepower and speed to anything then afloat, with up-to-the-minute technology. This entry in the Anatomy of the Ship series documents the Dreadnought in beautiful line drawings, with both conventional plans and explanatory views, along with technical details and a record of the ship's service history.
Made famous by Captain Cook's first Pacific voyage, the Endeavor
was chosen by the Admiralty for her strong construction and converted for the journey. Take a close-up look at the ship through a complete set of superbly executed line drawings and photos, including more than 300 perspective and three-view images with in-depth descriptive keys, and a large-scale plan on the cover flaps.and#160;and#160;and#160;
About the Author
In 1981, after service with the Royal Navy, Ross Walton attended art college and began work on a large cutaway illustration of HMS Belfast, which is still on display on the ship. He also started writing a book on the Belfast for Conway. During the next four years, he wrote three more titles for the Anatomy of the Ship series and illustrated many of the dust jacket covers for the others. Recently, he has been responsible for producing the 3D ship cutaway illustrations for the Navy News and has also launched a website to showcase his new maritime paintings.