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OTH-070 The Last Giants of Russian Imperial Navy book

Russian Navy History Books OTH-070 The Last Giants of Russian Imperial Navy book
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OTH-070 The Last Giants of Russian Imperial Navy book

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The battleships equipped by 16-inch artillery in program of Navy developing during the period from 1914 until 1917.
In this monograph the all-round cross-light is given regarding the fact of the preparation of Russia for building of significant amount of the most powerful in the world super-dreadnought with 16 inch artillery starting from 1913. The problems of the Russian foreign policy, the condition of the economics and finance, the development of national type of the battleship - dreadnought in Russia on the eve of First World War and also the preconditions of switch over to new generation of 16' inch battleship are considered in that large, mostly archival, material. That material is involved into the scientific turn over in the first time. The chapters regarded the process of concept developing and test and design works maintaining in the area of the ships armament and protection are premised by the description of technical aspects of planned super dreadnoughts. The works are finished by the chapter that is analyzes the level of the engineering foresight of Russian marine specialists in regarding to construction of Russian 16 inch battleships. That is given in a way of the detailed comparison of the main parts with the same elements of the battleships projects equipped by 16 inch artillery that were developed in USA, Japan and England in the period during from 1916 to 1921. Besides the significant volume of reconstruction, the mathematical models of combat application of Russian super dreadnoughts' projects against its foreigh coeval and also the personal detailed on the main Russian specialists involved in the works on 16 inch battleships developing are given in the four section of Appendix

Contents
The battleship in the program of Navy developing during the period from 1911 until 1914
The developing of the Russian dreadnought construction during the period from 1908 to 1914
The production basement of the "The Law on Navy"
The Baltic Sea shipbuilding yards and mechanical works
The Black Sea shipbuilding yards and mechanical works
The manufacturing of the artillery
The manufacturing of the armour
The conflict on the new battleship
The main tasks for Baltic Sea battleships
The development of project GUK
The new technics is the main condition of the success
The creation of the 16 inch artillery system
The design of the 16 inch artillery engagement
"The test cells"
The initiatives of the "Second echelon"
The Nicolas final
Russian and others
Russia, 1914-1916, the adjustment of the accents
The Washington's trip
Post-mortem
"Battleship-1915"-that prospect that was not realized
The reconstruction of battleship 1917 project
Strike and protection
408 pages, 150 photos, 90 schemes
The scheme of "Poltava" battleship, the scheme of Russian type dreadnought hull construction, the scheme of "Volya" (The Freedom) battleship, the scheme of "Borodino" battle-cruiser, the scheme of "Emperior Nocolas I" battleship, the scheme of the main characteristics of mine battleship by of P.V.Linkov project, the scheme of 16 inch artillery battleship project, the scheme of universal platform with 14 inch/52 barrel, the scheme of four barrels 16 inch/45 mount, the scheme of "Derflinger" battle-cruiser, the scheme of "McKenzen" battle-cruiser, the scheme of battle-cruiser of Putilov plant of project (707-XVII), the scheme of "Maryland" battle-cruiser, the scheme of "Iowa" battle-cruiser, the scheme of "Nogato" battleship, the scheme of battle-cruiser of Amagy class, the scheme of "Nelson" battleship

Illustrations
1. The "Volya" (The Freedom) battleship in the sea, 1917
2. The "Empress Katherine The Great " dreadnought near building wall of "Naval" plant, 1915
3. The "Colorado" battleship on the anchorage, end of 20's
4. The "Nelson" battleship. the beginning of 30's
5. "The Paris Commune" battleship (called "Sevastopol" until 1921) during the fire exercises, the beginning of 30's