'A' Class destroyer HMS Antelope

'A' Class destroyer HMS Antelope
Here we see the 'A' class destroyer HMS Antelope, commissioned in 1930. The 'A' class were the first British destroyers to use quad torpedo tube launchers and have all of their main guns in box shaped gun shields.
British Destroyers From Earliest Days to the Second World War, Norman Friedman. A very detailed look at the design of British destroyers from their earliest roots as torpedo boat destroyers, though the First World War and up to the start of the Second World War, supported by vast numbers of plans and well chosen photographs [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (DATE), 'A' Class destroyer HMS Antelope , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_antelope_destroyer.html

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