Ship Shapes - Anatomy and Types of Naval Vessels
Division of Naval Intelligence
Size: 30.3 MB
This publication may be regarded as a primer for those whose knowledge of the elements that constitute a fighting fleet is limited. It describes briefly the functions of the more important combatant types and auxiliaries and their characteristics. It also contains a glossary of common marine terminology and illustrates the salient elements of war-ship design, with their names and common variations.