Great Cross Section of the HMS “Repulse”, 1939

JF Ptak Science Books   Quick Post

Here’s a wonderful cross section HMS Repulse, published in 1939 in the Illustrated London News.  It is the work of the endlessly energetic and resourceful G.H. Davis, who I’ve written a about a number of times before on this blog (just enter his name in the Google search box at left.)  This is a cross section of the 11th of 12 Repulses of the Royal Navy–it was launched in 1916, and unfortunately was sunk in a battle on 10 December 1941, north of Singapore in the South China Sea.  

Cross section REpulse 1939[Click for larger and more legible image]

Detail:

Cross section Repulse 1939 detail

Cross section Repulse vertical

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