By John Lambert
The Fairmile kind D torpedo/gun boat used to be the main seriously armed coastal vessel on a regular basis hired by way of Allied forces in global warfare II. With a most sensible velocity of 31 knots and an 80-ton displacement, the boat used to be a powerful strength in maintaining littoral waterways and used to be tasked with acting anti-submarine and mine struggle operations. This seriously illustrated quantity covers the advance, armament, and standards of the kind D in addition to all the precept layout adaptations, together with long-range air-sea rescue craft. First released in 1985 and again by means of well known call for, this reprint features a new fold-out large-scale plan of the Fairmile at the opposite of the ebook jacket. 324 images and illustrations.
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