The emergence of the modern capital ship stanley sandler when edward james reed admiralty chief constructor initialed final plans for a mastless seagoing turret ironclad in 1869 he was mak ing a break more profound with the traditions of the royal navy than at any time before or since for this new warship later given the name. The emergence of the modern capital ship by stanley sandler cranbury nj university of delaware press 1979 pp 335 1950 blohm and voss ships and . This is an excellent story of the development of the british capital ship ie battleship in the period 1860 to about 1870 i thought the most interesting parts were chapter 4 weapons and chapter 7 pages 177 233 captain coles and the turret warship describing the history and maritime disaster of the turret ship hms captain off cape finisterre in september 1870. Read book the emergence of the modern capital ship the emergence of the modern capital ship bookbub is another website that will keep you updated on free kindle books that are currently available click on any book title and youll get a synopsis and photo of the book cover as well as the date when the book will stop being free
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