A history of the development and building of the US ‘Sims’ class of destroyers, which consisted of 12 ships, all of which served during WW2.
A history of the ‘Project 7’ class destroyers built for the Soviet Navy in the late 1930s, including how they were assembled and their varied service performance during WW2.
A history of France’s Le Fantasque class destroyers operated during WW2 and which were known for their high speed, including their service history and specification.
A history of the Soldati class destroyers built for the Italian Navy during WW2, with details of their development, service history, post-war history and specification.
A history of the German type 1934 destroyers, designed to match the capabilities of vessels from other navies, with specifications; most were sunk but 5 survived the war.
A history of the ‘Asashio’ class destroyers which consisted of 10 ships designed for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the 1930s, including their service history and specifications.
A history of the ‘Tribal’ class of destroyers built for the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Australian Navy; with guns over torpedoes as a characteristic.
The fourth of series on the Destroyer looks at the thinking and designs of destroyers from the late 1930s into World War II – including the role of US and French destroyers.