Dreadnought Gunnery and the Battle of Jutland: The Question of Fire Control :: John Brooks

Dreadnought Gunnery and the Battle of Jutland: The Question of Fire Control :: John Brooks soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!

London & New York: Routledge, 2006, Paperback.

Number 32 in the series. Includes: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Appendix;

From the cover: In 1913, the Admiralty rejected Arthur Pollens Argo system for the Dreyer fire control tables. Many naval historians now believe that, consequently, British dreadnoughts were fitted with a system that, despite being partly plagiarised from Pollens, was inferior, and that the Dreyer Tables were a contributory cause in the sinking of Indefatigable and Queen Mary at Jutland. This book provides new and revisionist accounts of the Dreyer/Pollen controversy, and of gunnery at Jutland. …

Introduction by: Andrew Lambert

In the Cass Naval Policy & History series.

Near Fine.

(xiv) 321 pages. Index. Bibliography. Trade Paperback (9¼” x 6¼”).

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