Straight from the Russian State Naval Archives, the Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering Rubin, and private collections, these images take the reader to the shipyards, ports, and icy Baltic and Black Sea waters of tsarist Russia to reveal the world's largest submarine fleet prior to World War I. They show the submarines under construction, being launched, on trials, being armed and provisioned, and, later, being abandoned.
|Author||I. D. Spassky|
|Publisher||Naval Inst Press|