The submarine was the invisible but formidable weapon of the Royal Navy during World War II. This book examines the three major classes - 'S', 'T' and 'U' - detailing their design, development and modification. The major submarine engagements of the war are recounted, giving an account of the British submarine.
Innes McCartney is a naval history enthusiast, who runs his own publishing company specialising in naval history. He lectures on a variety of naval history subjects. Unusually, he combines his knowledge of naval history with a passion for diving and has explored many submarine and ship wrecks to uncover vital information about their design and battle experience. He was part of a team who worked on a Channel 4 documentary on the battle of Jutland. He lives and works in Penzance, Cornwall. The author lives in Penzance, Cornwall, UK.