: The Heavy Cruiser Takao (Anatomy of the Ship) ( ) by Janusz Skulski and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible. London, United Kingdom: Conway Maritime Press, pages with b/w illustrations.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. The Heavy Cruiser Takao (The Anatomy of the Ship Series). Skulski, Janusz. London, United Kingdom: Conway Maritime Press, pages with b/w.

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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. In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Better World Books Condition: Mounting 10 8-inch guns along with 16 later 24 of the devastating tamao Lance” torpedoes, and with a top speed of 35 knots, the Takao class were more than a match compared to their foreign contemporaries.

The Heavy Cruiser Takao by Skulski, Janusz

Sign In Register Help Cart. Section E s the book’s largest and most detail chapter. Since Takao underwent a number of refits during her 12 year career, most notably a major reconstructionthis volume is larger than most of the series. Ships from Reno, NV. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Takao herself had a long, rather interesting career. Conway Maritime Press Ltd, Naval Institute Press, May not qnatomy Access Codes or Supplements.


Shipped to over one million happy customers. Takao and her sisters weren’t built in complete secrecy, and the postwar destruction of plans and drawings apparently weren’t a priority. The General Arrangement plans are nice by themselves, but don’t say a whole lot about how the ship was put together. These include the 12 cm Nendo Shiki and Previous owners initials embossed on lower corner of first free endpaper.

Sure, I now know where the Soy Sauce was kept the lower deck, between Frames 11 and 16but it would be anahomy to know how they dealt with the structural weakness around the forward main turrets, or why fuel capacity was sacrificed for crkiser speed. Section G covers the ground tackle, including all cuiser the fittings forward of the No. Text and photo pages are crisp and clean.

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Towed to Singapore, she was deemed too heavily damaged to be repaired, and spent the rest of the war as a floating anti-aircraft battery. The Takao was unique among WWII-ea Japanese warships in that it survive the war, had a long, well-documented history, and was extensively studied after the war by members of the American Naval Technical Mission to Japan. First edition hard back binding in publisher’s original battleship grey boards, gilt titles to the spine.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.

Very nice color illustrated dust jacket has edgewear to upper corners. The Story of the 39th Battalion – The final page shows the proper dimensions of Takao ‘s four main flags. The Architect of Victory: Sign up to receive offers and updates: Sign up to receive offers and updates: The Heavy Cruiser Takao is hakao superb entry in the “Anatomy of the Ship” anatomh, and it would have been even better if it had more information on internal arrangements.


Michael Bond – the man behind Paddington Bear “All the same Naval Inst Pr, Having participated in almost every major campaign of the Second World War, Takao was almost sunk by two torpedoes fired from the submarine Darter during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. No less than 28 tables are included in this section, showing the specifications of the floatplanes, guns, and torpedoes, weight distribution statistics, hull characteristics, stability data, and information on searchlights and radars, machinery, armor layout, fire control installations, and hull design.

Terra Australis Books Published: Skulski is careful to note the ship’s changing configuration in his external plans, focusing on the ship as commissioned, in Augustafter her reconstruction, and her final configuration at the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The hangar superstructure in and is also covered. Used – Very Good. The ccruiser section is a 17 page text introduction covering a large number of topics related to Takao ‘s life and design, including a full chronology of the ship’s history.

What makes Biblio different? After the war, the Allied occupation forces used Takao as a communication, repair, and accommodation base, eventually scuttling the ship in the Malacca Straight on October 27, I’ve always been on the lookout bad pun for a good set of ship plans that won’t break my bank account.

Anatomy of the Ship Series. Takao ‘s forward and after funnels are also illustrated in exhaustive detail. Our Day return guarantee still applies.