The sinking of the Type 42 destroyers, Sheffield and Coventry, during the Falklands War gave notoriety to these vessels.
The author has made a comprehensive study of the Type 42s, and has detailed the design,construction, weapons, machinery, sensors and histories of the ships, including service in the Falklands.
The text is complimented by plans and drawings and over 120 photographs.
The dust wrapper is in vg condition, clean, with light rubbing to the corners, a small red dot to the front and slight fading to the spine.
The top edges of the pages have light spotting.
The binding is square and tight.
Inside, the content is clean and in near fine condition.
Modern Combat Ships No 3: Type 42 By Leo Marriott
- Ian Allan, Ltd,1985
- First edition
- 7 x 9.5 inches
- 112 pages