Parkin, Robert S.New York, Sarpedon 1996
by Capt. T.D. Manning
a useful history of the development of the destroyer in the Royal Navy.
Burt, R.A.Arms & Armour, 1985
by Charles P. Wetherbee
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1901.
35 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus 3 plates of graphs.
by Al Ross
Conway Maritime, 1990.
a volume in the excellent ‘Anatomy of the Ship’ series, describing and illustrating one of the ageing flush-decked destroyers transferred from the US navy in 1940, and most famous for her role in the 1942 raid on St.Nazaire.
by Hodges & Friedman
destroyer design. main armament. AA guns. torpedoes. ASW weapons. minelaying and minesweeping gear. directors and fire control systems. radar. sonar, and electronics. Royal and United States navies.
Cocker, MauriceIan Allan, 1981
Lyon, David 2Chatham, 1996
by David Lyon
a fine study of the turtleback torpedo boat destroyers of the 1890’s.
well illustrated with photos and plans.