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MARITIME CRAFT > WARSHIP > BATTLESHIP
PREFERRED TERM
BATTLESHIP  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • A specialised armoured large warship built around steam propulsion and heavy guns, optimised for firepower and protection rather than speed. Successor to the Ship of the Line or Line-of-battle Ship of the classic sailing navy: not to be confused with the Battlecruiser
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • RCAHMS
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501845
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501845
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