The Battleship Yamato

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Naval Institute Press, 1988 - Transportation - 192 pages
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This richly detailed tribute to the legendary Yamato is now back in print by popular demand. Equipped with the largest guns and heaviest armor and having the greatest displacement of any ship ever built, the Yamato proved to be a formidable opponent to the U.S. Pacific Fleet in World War II. This classic in the Anatomy of the Ship series contains a full description of the design and construction of the battleship including wartime modifications, and a career history. This is followed by a substantial pictorial section with rare onboard views of Yamato and her sister ship, a comprehensive portfolio of more than 600 perspective and three-view drawings, and 30 photographs. Such a handsome and thorough work is guaranteed to impress modelmakers, ship enthusiasts, and naval historians.
  

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Contents

THE DRAWINGS
33
B Hull structure
49
Rig
86
E Armament
99
F Fire control
133
G Ground tackle
153
Boats
183
K The Wreck
192
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