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Text and photo pages are crisp and clean. Member of the P. The Takao was unique among WWII-ea Japanese warships in that it survive the shi;, had a long, well-documented history, and was extensively studied after the war by members of the American Naval Technical Mission to Japan.

Section G covers the ground tackle, including all of the fittings forward of the No. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Ships with Tracking Number! With the recent release of Aoshima’s 1: Conway Maritime Press, Section F illustrates the fire heafy assemblies, ranging from the 4. The first section is a 17 page text introduction covering a large number of topics related to Takao ‘s life heav design, including a full chronology of the ship’s history.

The first 16 pages focus on the 8-inch guns and their mountings, with additional drawings of their structural joints, the aerial masts atop the superfiring turrets, cross-sections showing their inner workings, and details of the different ammunition types carried.


May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. A lonely toy bear on an empty shop shelf on Christmas Eve in first captured the attention of Michael Bond, who kindly shared Paddington with the world. However, detailed plans of each deck, and multiple sections of the hull, make taka somewhat for this unfortunate deficiency. The Story of the 39th Battalion – Koster’s Collectible Books Published: Skulski is careful to note the ship’s changing configuration in his external plans, focusing on the anatoky as commissioned, in Augustafter her reconstruction, and her final configuration at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

Find Rare Books Book Value. Section H details the fittings aft of turret No. Section C focuses on the ship’s impressive castle-like bridge tower, which had nine levels and stood 70 feet over the forecastle deck. Takao herself had a long, rather interesting career. Section E s the book’s largest and most detail chapter.

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Anatomy of the Ship Heavy Cruiser Takao

hwavy The Heavy Cruiser Takao is a superb entry in the “Anatomy of the Ship” series, and it would have been even better if it had more information on internal arrangements.

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Section J shows the aircraft deck rails and turntables, catapults, and three view-drawings of the six types of floatplanes carried onboard between and The final page shows the proper dimensions cruiaer Takao ‘s four main flags.


The only thing really missing is decent set of drawings showing the ship’s structure, hull plating, and machinery.

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Shipped to over one million happy customers. But Janusz Skulski’s work is perhaps the finest naval drafting I’ve ever had the pleasure of laying eyes on, and his fastidiousness for detail is oftentimes absolutely mindblowing. Conway Maritime Press Ltd, Andrew Barnes Booksellers Published: Showing best matches Show all copies. Section K, on boats, is similarly arranged, with cruiserr plans of the 11 meter motor boats, 12 meter motor launch, 9 meter cutter, and 6-meter and 8-meter sampans.

That’s not to say this book contains a full internal analysis of the ship’s interior. ehip

gakao Dust Jacket in fair condition. Anatomg nice color illustrated dust jacket has edgewear to upper corners. The Military Career of Lieutenant-Gen Our Day return guarantee still applies. Index You can purchase this book and other works through the Subsim Amazon Store. I’ve always been on the lookout bad pun for a good set of ship plans that won’t break my bank account.

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