U. S. Destroyers - Revised Edition An Illustrated Design History: Ship Plans by A. D. Baker III. Norman Friedman.

U. S. Destroyers - Revised Edition An Illustrated Design History: Ship Plans by A. D. Baker III

Hardcover, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. This book is an updated edition of the author's 1982 classic about the development of the American destroyer. This revised edition describes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes. The evolution of the Arleigh Burke class is fully detailed for the first time. Friedman also describes the DD (X) program, which we now know became the severely curtailed Zumwalt. Book's binding is clean and bright. Interior clean with no previous owner marks. Text, tables, drawings, and photographs bright. Dust jacket is clean and bright with no fading and only minor wear. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. This is an oversize book - Priority/Expedited and International shipping will require extra charges in addition to the charges this website quotes. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 552 pages. [Item #79196]

Price: $70.00

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