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2 edition of Hunt class escort destroyers found in the catalog.

Hunt class escort destroyers

Alan Raven

Hunt class escort destroyers

by Alan Raven

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Published by Arms and Armour Press, U.S. distribution by Military Model Distributors in London, [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Destroyer escorts -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementAlan Raven and John Roberts.
      SeriesMan o"war ;, 4
      ContributionsRoberts, John Arthur, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV825.5.G7 R37 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. (some folded) :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2787376M
      LC Control Number83213927

      Get this from a library! British and Commonwealth warship camouflage of WWII: destroyers, frigates, escorts, minesweepers, coastal warfare craft, submarines & auxiliaries. [Malcolm Wright] -- During the Second World War navies developed low visibility camouflage for their ships, on both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, in order reduce visibility by blending in with the sea, or. Built British HMS Badsworth Destroyer Hunt II type, scale Model uplifted on the basis of modelcard from the Polish publishing company "GPM". I used the set of metal gun barrels 6xmm, 4x40pom-pom, 2x20mm for the construction. I used the set of formers cut with the laser.

      The ships of the class were named after English hunting clubs, which gave the class its name. The program nearly came to disaster when the first unit was found to be dangerously unstable due to a miscalculation of the metacentric height by the designers. As a result, the first group ("Hunt" Type II) had to be completed with reduced armament. HMS Eskimo, HMS Punjab and two Hunt class destroyers seen from HMS Bedouin September IWM A jpg × ; 52 KB HMS Hurworthjpg × ; KB HMS Ledbury PQjpg 2, × 3,; MBInstance of: ship class.

      Tin Can Sailors - The National Association of Destroyer Veterans. Find Ship By Hull #: Find Ship By Name: Home Port Information Center. Destroyers and Destroyer Escorts. The modern destroyer (DD) is a general purpose warship capable of surface, subsurface, and antiair warfare. Destroyers evolved from ships designed to destroy torpedo boats that threatened battleships at the end of the nineteenth century. Source for information on Destroyers and Destroyer Escorts: The Oxford Companion to American Military History dictionary.


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HMS Badsworth (L03) was one of eighty-six British Hunt-class escort class would eventually comprise four separate types built between and Design work on the class began in The Admiralty wanted to create warships optimized for convoy escort duties and patrolling/5(3).

Notes on class Conventional modern destroyers like the Tribal class were too expensive to be built in the numbers required for escort of merchant shipping. The Hunt class was a comparatively inexpensive updated turn of the century "torpedo boat destroyer" with modern quick firing guns also suitable for anti-aircraft protection.

Paperback. Condition: New. Special ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. HMS Badsworth (L03) was one of eighty-six British Hunt-class escort destroyers. The class would eventually comprise four separate types built between and Design work on the class began in Hunt class escort destroyers.

[Alan Raven; John Roberts] Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be Hunt class escort destroyers book first. Subjects: Great Britain -- Royal Navy -- Hunt class destroyers -- ; Confirm this request.

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request. The Royal Navy apparently did not classify all of their destroyer escorts as frigates. The Hunt class destroyers were destroyer escorts$1LENCE DD6 October (UTC) Escort destroyers are not the same as Destroyer escorts - see the escort destroyers thread above.

--Thefrood22 April (UTC)Start: This article has been rated as Start-Class on. The Hunt class was a class of escort destroyer of the Royal first vessels were ordered early inand the class saw extensive service in the Second World War, particularly on the British east coast and Mediterranean were named after British fox contemporary Hunt class of GRP hulled mine countermeasure vessels maintain the Hunt names lineage in the Royal Navy.

Modified Hunt (Type I)-class escort destroyers. Their beam was increased to overcome stability problems so that the 3rd twin 4" AA guns could be mounted as originally designed. All ships of the Hunt (Type II) class. Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy) HMS Avon Vale (L 06).

Overall, the IBG Models ORP Ślązak Hunt II Class Destroyer Escort is a nice model of these small WWII destroyers. IBG has not done too badly with their first time offering of a ship model.

The parts are not too hard to work with, even in this small scale, and the instructions are simple to follow along with. Buy Hunt class escort destroyers by Alan Raven, John Arthur Roberts online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Design work on the class began in The Admiralty wanted to create warships optimized for convoy escort duties and patrolling.

Since there was a huge demand for such vessels in the fleet, their cost was to HMS Badsworth (L03) was one of eighty-six British Hunt-class escort s: 0.

HMS Badsworth (L03) was one of eighty-six British Hunt-class escort destroyers. The class would eventually comprise four separate types built between and Design work on the class began in The Admiralty wanted to create warships optimized for Author: Waldemar Goralski.

HUNT-class Escort Destroyers - General Information. the damaged HMS Eridge entering Alexandria (Navy Photos/Michael Pocock, click to enlarge) return to Contents List: G e n e r a l I n f o r m a t i o n. out of 5 stars Hunt Class Escort Destroyers.

Reviewed in the United States on Ma Any excellent addition to my other Man O War collect. This are excellent booklets written on a specific class of ship. They come with line drawing and color plates. Plenty of history about the class is included.5/5(1).

The Hunt class was a class of escort destroyer of the Royal first vessels were ordered early inand the class saw extensive service in the Second World War, particularly on the. The fleet built to fight the U-Boats for the passage of the Atlantic, the Black Swan Sloops, the Hunt Class Escort Destroyers, the Flower Class Corvettes, th.

Man O' War 4 (Four): Hunt Class Escort Destroyers by Raven And Roberts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Well, Im back.

This time for a look at all four types of Hunt class destroyers. Ill be doing one type per day, and today is Type I. The RN decided it was time to get some new destroyers. They did have older ones on convoy duty, but those werent cutting it.

Their destroyers needed a heavy torpedo. Hi Sanguin, Iron Shipwright produce a 1/th scale Hunt Class in the guise of HMS Middleton. If you go to and follow the link to Iron Shipwright / Commander Series you can order one for roughly $ I bought one some time ago but have yet to build it but it is a good quality resin kit with a photo etch fret.

Author of British battleships of World War Two, Fletcher Class Destroyers (Warship Design Histories), Die britischen Schlachtschiffe des Zweiten Weltkrieges., Queen Elizabeth class battleships, King George the Fifth class battleships, Hunt Written works: British Battleships Of World War Two.

(## - Type 1 only, so far) Hunt class escort destroyers, types 1 and 2 - standard armament: 3x2 4" guns, quad antiaircraft pom pom - New, 17May Minor Combatants Minor Combatants: Roberts Monitor, Hunt Types Escort Destroyers, etc.

German Kriegsmarine ships: Small Sideview Drawings of Kriegsmarine Warships: Capital Ships and Nuernbergs. There were made 86 Hunt-Class destroyers from to and some of the ships was in commission long as uptil The Hunt-Class Destroyer consisted of 4 differend Designs, but im suggesting the Type 3 because that one had Torps and we all love Torps Operators: Royal Navy (72 Ships) Royal Hellenic Navy (7 ships) Polish Navy (3 ships).Three of the British DDs berthing with DESRON 18 were Melbreak, Talybont, and Tanatside, "Hunt Type III" class of "escort destroyers" of 1, tons, feet long at the waterline with four 4-inch guns and light AA guns, designed as fast antiaircraft and antisubmarine escort ships.

Th horsepower gave them about 25 knots.Type III HUNT Class Escort Destroyer ordered from Alexander Stephen at Govan under the War Emergency Programme on 4th July She was laid down as Job No J on 8th April and was launched on 12th May This ship was the first to carry the name, that of a foxhunt no longer in being.