Parker Class Destroyer HMS Anzac

Parker Class Destroyer HMS Anzac
Here we see the Parker class destroyer flotilla leader HMS Anzac, completed in 1917 and given to Australia in 1919. The Parker class destroyers were the first to use superfiring guns, allowing more of the main guns to be carried on the centre line.
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 (30 June 2018), Parker Class Destroyer HMS Anzac , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_anzac_parker_class.html

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