Three corvettes; comprising H.M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Crovette Command.
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Three corvettes; comprising H.M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Crovette Command. by Nicholas Monsarrat

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Atlantic Ocean.

Subjects:

  • Monsarrat, Nicholas, 1910-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD811 .M62 1955
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5081062M
LC Control Number74152056

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The definitive record of corvette service in WWII, the set comprises 'HM Corvette' (), 'East Coast Corvette' (), 'Corvette Command' () and 'HM Frigate' (). The first three volumes were combined and issued in slightly abridged form as 'Three Corvettes' (). A corvette is a small is traditionally the smallest class of vessel considered to be a proper (or "rated") warship class above the corvette is that of the frigate, while the class below was historically that of the modern types of ship below a corvette are coastal patrol craft, missile boat and fast attack craft. The Flower-class corvette (also referred to as the Gladiolus class after the lead ship) was a British class of corvettes used during World War II, specifically with the Allied navies as anti-submarine convoy escorts during the Battle of the Atlantic. Royal Navy ships of this class were named after flowers, hence the name of the class.. The majority served during World War II Displacement: long tons ( t; 1, short tons). Three Corvettes; Comprising H. M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Crovette Command by Monsarrat, Nicholas; Psychobabble: Fast Talk and Quick Cure in the Era of Feeling by Rosen, R. D; Soviet Women Writing: Fifteen Short Stories by Grekova, I. (introduction by) Reincarnation,; An East-West Anthology by Head, Joseph and Cranston, S. l (editors).

Synopsis The Flower class corvette was one of the most famous and numerous of all escort vessels, and the corvette Agassiz is the most representative of the Canadian Flowers, which were thrown into the thick of the bitter Atlantic convoy battles of /5(26).