Royal Navy and Warships
Written by Phil Carradice and published by Amberley Publishing, this is the first of a series of books in which this naval expert takes us through the war at sea in 1939, using previously unpublished and rare images of the battles, the ships and the people involved.
A pocket sized book with colour and black & white pictures and captions. As a maritime nation, ships and the sea have a special place in the hears of the people of the United Kingdom. This book informs that interest by providing a guide to the warships, cruise ships and ferries that can be seen around our shores.
Written by Richard Osborne, Tom Grover and Harry Spong, this book explores the origins, capabilites and uses of AMCs in 1885, 1914-1918 and 1939-45 as well as explaining the reasons for their demise during the latter conflict.
This book forms a part of the NavyBooks series on warships built at the many shipyards around UK. However, it is also slightly different as every image is a painting and not a photograph. Not only is it a fine work of art but it is also a very useful reference for anyone interested in the history of submarines and Barrow in Furness shipyard.
To celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 Maritime Books have produced this 1952 edition of their hugely successful annual publication British Warships and Auxiliaries.
The complete guide to the ships & aircrafts of the fleets.
Written by Clive Holden and published by Amberley Publishing, this well illustrated book takes a look at some of the many ways chatham Naval Dockyard & Barracks have changed and developed over the last century.
This book, written by John de S. Winser, documents for the first time the vital role of coasters in supporting military operations in western Europe during the Second World War.
Against a background of the ruthless U-boat menace, famous artist Lieutenant N. Wilkinson RNVR put his Dazzle Paint Scheme to the Admiralty in April 1917. In this long overdue book Glyn L. Evans reveals the process that led to the introduction of Dazzle painting, how and by whom the ships were painted, and the international reaction to them.
A black and white photograph album with comprehensive captions. Lt Cdr Ken Burns published the first edition of this book in 1981 - this revised, updated and reformatted edition includes new images, more details and extended captions. Authors Lt CDR K.V. Burns DSM RN and Steve Bush. Hardback with dust cover 198 pages.