: The Heavy Cruiser Takao (Anatomy of the Ship) ( ) by Janusz Skulski and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. London, United Kingdom: Conway Maritime Press, pages with b/w illustrations.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. The Heavy Cruiser Takao (The Anatomy of the Ship Series). Skulski, Janusz. London, United Kingdom: Conway Maritime Press, pages with b/w.
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Index You can purchase this book and other works through the Subsim Amazon Store. Sign In Register Help Cart. The first 16 pages focus on the 8-inch guns and their mountings, with additional drawings of their structural joints, the aerial masts atop the superfiring turrets, cross-sections showing their inner workings, and details of the different ammunition types carried.
What makes Biblio different? The Beat Generation was born out of WWII, and it still continues to exert considerable influence on today’s literary scene. What makes Biblio different? Ray Boas, Bookseller Published: After the war, the Allied occupation forces used Takao as a communication, repair, and accommodation base, eventually scuttling the ship in the Malacca Straight on October 27, The Heavy Cruiser Takao is a superb entry in the “Anatomy of the Ship” series, and it would have been even better if it had more information on internal arrangements.
The only thing really missing is decent set of drawings showing the ship’s structure, hull plating, and machinery. Very nice color illustrated dust jacket has edgewear to upper corners.
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The Heavy Cruiser Takao by Skulski, Janusz
The first section is a 17 page text introduction covering a large number of topics related to Takao ‘s life and design, including a full chronology of ehavy ship’s history. Sure, I hte know where the Soy Sauce was kept the lower deck, between Frames 11 and 16but it would be nice to know how they dealt with the structural weakness around the forward main turrets, or why fuel capacity was sacrificed for increased speed. Some of the other books in this series, especially John Robert’s book on the Battleship Dreadnought and John McKay’s on the Flower -class Corvette, are impressive works in their own right.
Plans of several of the tower thr are included as well, along with “scrap views” showing minor modifications.
I’ve always been on the lookout bad pun for a good set of ship plans that won’t break my bank account. The rest of the section focuses on the remainder of the ship’s armament.
Since Takao underwent a number takai refits during her 12 year career, most notably a major reconstructionthis volume is larger than most of the series. But Janusz Skulski’s work is perhaps the finest naval drafting I’ve ever had the pleasure of laying eyes on, and his fastidiousness for detail is oftentimes absolutely mindblowing.
Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused new book. Mounting 10 8-inch guns along with 16 later 24 of the devastating “Long Lance” torpedoes, and with a top speed of 35 knots, the Takao class were more than a match compared to their foreign contemporaries. Log-in or create an anatoomy first! Conway Maritime Press Ltd, Looks very nice in protective mylar.
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Ask tkaao seller a question. And I don’t expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington! If you’re expecting detailed cruieer of the steam pipe arrangements, or of, say the hull structure at Frameyou might be disappointed. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Section H details the fittings aft of turret No. Almost no rivet goes unnoticed, and his usage of shadow and shading makes what could have been boring drawings come alive.
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Takao and her sisters weren’t built in complete secrecy, and the postwar destruction of plans and drawings apparently weren’t a priority. Takao was further damaged by limpet mines laid by Cruixer commandos on July 31, Naval Institute Press, Section G covers the ground tackle, including all of the fittings forward of the No.