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Daring Class Destroyers (1949) of the Royal Navy - HMS Diana, Hmas Duchess, HMS Defender, HMS Daring, HMS Diamond, HMS Delight, HMS Dainty (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Daring Class Destroyers (1949) of the Royal Navy - HMS Diana, Hmas Duchess, HMS Defender, HMS Daring, HMS Diamond, HMS Delight,...
Daring Class Destroyers (1949) of the Royal Navy - HMS Diana, Hmas Duchess, HMS Defender, HMS Daring, HMS Diamond, HMS Delight,...

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Daring Class Destroyers (1949) of the Royal Navy - HMS Diana, Hmas Duchess, HMS Defender, HMS Daring, HMS Diamond, HMS Delight, HMS Dainty (Paperback)

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Chapters: Hms Diana, Hmas Duchess, Hms Defender, Hms Daring, Hms Diamond, Hms Delight, Hms Dainty, Hms Duchess, Hms Decoy. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: HMS Diana was one of the Daring Class of destroyers planned during the Second World War by the Royal Navy. The design therefore reflected developments of the Pacific campaign, including long range and the ability to efficiently Replenish At Sea (RAS). Diana's standard displacement was 3,610 tons. Length and beam of the ship are 390 feet (120 m) and 43 feet (13 m) respectively, she was capable of steaming at over 30 knots (56 km/h). The normal peacetime complement of HMS Diana was 297 officers and men. The ship was built at Clydebank, Glasgow, by Yarrow and Co. Ltd. (Yard No 1846 ), laid down 3 April 1947 and launched Thursday 8 May 1952 by Lady McGrigor, wife of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rhoderick McGrigor, and first commissioned 29 March 1954. Originally the name was to be Druid but this changed to Diana during building. At the time Diana was considered a large destroyer, being nearly as big as a pre-war light cruiser. The Daring-class was a logical outcome of the Pacific War, where the ability to stay at sea for long periods was of prime importance. The main armament consisted of six 4.5-inch (110 mm) dual purpose guns in three totally enclosed turrets, two forward, one aft. At the time of building the control system for the guns was the most advanced in the Royal Navy, being completely radar controlled. The guns were considered, at the time, highly accurate with a high rate of fire. In summary her armament was: (1960) The ship's electrical power was produced by two turbine generators and three diesel generators. The current used was 440 volts, 60 cycle Alternating Current (AC) power. Inter...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=284932

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-35410-9
Barcode: 9781157354109
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LSN: 1-157-35410-6

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