Contains an extensive and detailed list of all German warships between 1815-1936 with ship name, construction costs, construction time, displacement, speed, engine, fuel, power, dimensions, draft, shipyard etc.
It's beginning with a brief historical analysis of the relationship between shipbuilding and the exterior of the ship, going on with ship lists, ship descriptions, 350 ship sketches and finally ship fates in alphabetical order.
With silhouettes of various battleships, tanker frigates, armored ships, liners, sailing frigates, covered corvettes, large cruisers, war schooners, corvettes, brigs, avisos, gunboats, imperial yachts, artillery training ships, submarine salvage vessels, minesweepers, motorboats, fishing trawlers, torpedo boats, submarines etc. which may also of interest if you are a model builder.
--> 5 sketches of warships manually and excellently drawn by former owner on a free page in the rear.
The ships were built after the publication of the book. Tirpitz, Bismarck, Prinz Eugen, Admiral Hipper, Destroyer and E-Boats.