Event Summary

Settled/Disputed Issues

Date

1920

Description

1920s--Settled issues: Steel-hulled; oil-fueled; electric-turbine propulsion; no more sails; no more wood; no more coal
Disputed issue: The effectiveness of the heavy battleship in withstanding aerial bombing or submarine torpedoing

Timeline 1

Marine Propulsion and Shipbuilding Technology, 1685�1945

Record ID

842