British Battleships 1889-1904 New Revised Edition, R A Burt.
Magnificent study of the Royal Navy's pre-dreadnought battleships,
amongst the most powerful ships in the world when built, but seen as
obsolete by the outbreak of war in 1914. Traces the development of the
'classic' pre-dreadnought design and the slow increase in the power of
the secondary armament, leading up to the all-big gun ships that
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