This book is not only educational about the evolution of firepower and battleship design, it is also a very exciting read! Highly recommended. -- anonymous, 2002.
About the Author
Ian Johnston is a lecturer, author and TV producer. A shipping enthusiast, his past publications include 40 Years of Dreadnoughts, Beardmore Built: The Rise and Fall of a Clydeside Shipyard and Ships for a Nation. He was Series Advisor on the Channel 4 series The Liners and is associate producer of The Battleships. Rob McAuley is an award-winning TV producer and director. A keen ocean racing yachtsman, he has twice crossed the Pacific under sail and survived being shipwrecked in the Straits of Magellan. The Battleships follows his hugely successful Channel 4 book The Liners which was a Sunday Times bestseller.