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WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II.  PARTS 5-8.  PART 5: TOWING AND SALVAGE.  PART  6: TRAWLERS. PART  7: COASTAL FORCES.  PART 8: LANDING CRAFT.  4 VOLUMES IN TOTAL. by  J.J  H.T. & Colledge - Paperback - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 30711)

WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II. PARTS 5-8. PART 5: TOWING AND SALVAGE. PART 6: TRAWLERS. PART 7: COASTAL FORCES. PART 8: LANDING CRAFT. 4 VOLUMES IN TOTAL.

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WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II. PARTS 5-8. PART 5: TOWING AND SALVAGE. PART 6: TRAWLERS. PART 7: COASTAL FORCES. PART 8: LANDING CRAFT. 4 VOLUMES IN TOTAL.

by Lenton, H.T. & Colledge, J.J

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London: Ian Allan Parts 5 - 8 of the series - 4 volumes in total - 7 1/4" H. B&w photographs. Part 5: Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties - 71 pp, 1962. Contents: Abbreviations; Amenities ships; Auxiliary netlayers; Base and accommodation ships; Boom defence vessels; Boom carriers; Coastal salvage vessels; Convoy rescue ships; Depot and repair ships; Gate vessels; Harbour defence vessels; Miscellaneous vessels; Mooring vessels; Netlayers; Ocean salvage vessels; Pennant numbers; Savage vessels; Tugs; Wreck location and dispersal vessels. Part 6: Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers - 81 pp, 1963. Contents: Introduction; Abbreviations; Admiralty drifters; Deployment; Pennant numbers; Purchased trawlers and drifters; Requisitioned trawlers, whalers and drifters; Naval trawlers and drifters. Part 7: Coastal forces, motor minesweepers, and motor fishing vessels - 72 pp, 1963. Contents: Introduction; Anti-submarine launches; Coastal forces, development of; Coastal transports; Dispositions; Fast despatch boats; Harbour defence motor launches; Miscellaneous craft; Motor anti-submarine boats; Motor attendant craft; Motor fishing vessels; Motor gun boats; Motor launches; Motor minesweepers; Motor torpedo boats; Pennant numbers; Steam gun boats; Submarine chasers; Subsidiary services; Target service boats; Torpedo recovery vessels. Part 8: Landing craft, landing ships, and landing barges - 80pp, 1963. Contents: Introduction; Abbreviations; Deployment of landing ships and craft; Development of landing ships and craft; Landing barges; Landing craft (Mechanical / Support /Tank); Landing ship (Carriers / Emergency repair / Fighter direction / Headquarters / Infantry / Tank); Minor landing craft; Miscellaneous auxiliaries. Interiors - light rust on the staples of Part 5, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - moderate wear on spines, an area of surface paper loss on the front cover of all books, very light edge wear on covers, light rubbing on covers - a little more on Parts 6 & 7, light soiling and a few small stains on some of the covers.. Stapled in Wraps. Good+.

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Bookseller Inventory #
30711
Title
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II. PARTS 5-8. PART 5: TOWING AND SALVAGE. PART 6: TRAWLERS. PART 7: COASTAL FORCES. PART 8: LANDING CRAFT. 4 VOLUMES IN TOTAL.
Author
Lenton, H.T. & Colledge, J.J
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good+
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Ian Allan
Place of Publication
London
Keywords
World War II, Second World War, Naval Vessels, Warships, Royal Navy, British Navy, Netlayers, Accommodation Ships, Boom Defence Vessels, Boom Carriers, Coastal Salvage Vessels, Convoy Rescue Ships, Gate Vessels, Harbour Defence, Mooring, Ocean Salvage, Pe
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Military - World War II; Military - Naval: World War II;
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