HMS Warrior 1860: Victoria's Ironclad Deterrent

HMS Warrior 1860: Victoria's Ironclad Deterrent

Naval Institute Press

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A revolutionary ship symbolizing British naval might in the Victorian age, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armored warship and now a main attraction at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. This lavishly illustrated book examines her design, career, subsequent history, and the extensive restoration program that restored the ship to her former glory. Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of her launch, it provides a brand new photographic record of the entire ship, complete with a newly commissioned set of detailed plans.


Andrew Lambert is Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Department of War Studies at King's College, London. He has written numerous historical works, including the recent bestsellers Admirals: The Naval Commanders Who Made Britain Great and Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation.

Pub Date: 2011
Format: Hardback
Pages: 224 
Size: 8.75 x 10.75 inches

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