This latest annual volume maintains the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of warship history. This 36th edition features the usual wide range of fascinating articles including: Armoured Cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy; Cavour: A New Multi-Role Aircraft Carrier for the Italian Navy; The Escape of the Jean Bart from Saint- Nazaire; The Tragedy of the Submarine Mariotte as well as a detailed profile of the the cancelled CVA-01, the only British big carrier to receive Navy Board approval in the 60 years following the Second World War. Contributors to Warship 2014 include Ian Sturton, Aidan Dodson, Philippe Caresse, Stephen McLaughlin and Hans Lengerer
John Jordan is a former language teacher. He is the author of two major books on the Soviet Navy, and more recently co-authored French Battleships 1922-56 (Seaforth, 2009) with Robert Dumas. He has been associated with Warship from its earliest beginnings and took over the editorship in 2004.