Army Rumour Service

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

The Last British Battleship

The Last British Battleship


Book Reviewer
seaweed submitted a new resource:

The Last British Battleship - The story of HMS Vanguard 1944-1960

In 1953, on a school visit, I stood on Vanguard's quarterdeck under the massive guns of her after turret. I knew then that through all the years since I had first decided to be a naval officer, I had been absolutely right.

This is the life story of the Royal Navy's last and largest battleship, from her inception – with a look at other monster battleship designs being bruited in the later years of the war – via her service which included the Royal Tour of South Africa to her final...

Read more about this resource...