Describes the design, development and careers of the destroyer leaders and the ‘V/W’ class destroyers. The majority of the 93 vessels described in this volume long careers, had covering both World Wars. The ‘Shakespeare’s were the basis of the design of the leaders to the ‘A/I’ classes built 1929-1937. The ‘V/W’s themselves were the basis of the destroyers of the ‘A’ to ‘I’ classes and many destroyers built for foreign navies during the 1930s.
ISBN: 9780965076984 Format: PaperbackAuthor(s): John EnglishFirst Publishment Date: 1 March 2019