HMS WARRIOR OWNERS’ WORKSHOP MANUAL: 1861 TO DATE
192pp., fully illus. 2017. when commissioned the 40-gun steam-powered ironclad HMS Warrior was the largest warship in the world. The revolutionary design housed the main guns, 10 boilers and steam engine inside an impregnable armoured ‘box’ or citadel made from 41/2in thick wrought iron plates. Warrior is the only surviving example of Britain’s ‘Black Battlefleet’ – the 45 iron hulls built for the Royal Navy between 1861 and 1877.