Author(s): John Jordan
This latest volume maintains the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of warship history. This edition features a range of diverse articles including the story of the devastating Typhoon that hit the Japanese 'Fourth Fleet' in the mid-1930s, the Semi-Dreadnoughts of Danton Class, an overview of the Ocean Patrol Vessel type, a medical history of two Jutland battlecruisers, and the self-destruction and salvage of the French Fleet at Toulon in 1942. Contributors include Philippe Caresse, Matthew Seligmann, Hans Lengerer, Conrad Waters, Jon Wise, Stephen McLaughlin, Enrico Cernushi and Vincent P. O'Hara.
John Jordan is a former language teacher. He is the author of two major books on the Soviet Navy, and more recently co-authored French Battleships 1922-56 (Seaforth, 2009) with Robert Dumas. He has been associated with Warship from its earliest beginnings and took over the editorship in 2004. Stephen Dent is the assistant editor of Conway's Warship annual. He also edited Conway's The War At Sea (2008).