The Flower Class Corvette, Agassiz

The Flower Class Corvette, Agassiz

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This popular ship-design series is praised for its superb drawings and comprehensive text. Each book contains over 200 keyed line drawings as well as full descriptions of their design, construction, general arrangement, hull structure, operational history, and much moore. Numerous close-up and on-board photographs help to rekindle memories of these ships' exciting pasts.The RCN corvettes carried the boats further aft than did their RN sisters. ... Built as a stopgap, they were never awe-inspiring warships, and those aboard earned every nickel of their hard-lying money as they endured ... Appendix: Construction list Original Flower class built in the UK 133 ships including La Bastiase, which was sunk by a mine on trials in June ... greater draught and displacement than the earlier vessels, and with increased sheer and flare forward were much handsomer.

Title:The Flower Class Corvette, Agassiz
Author:John McKay, John H. Harland
Publisher:St. Catharines, Ont. : Vanwell Pub. - 1993


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