Royal Navy and Warships
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.
This book is written by Roy Martin and is the story of evacuations and landings by merchant ships in World War Two.
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.
Written by Daniel Madsen, this volume shows some of the ships of the United States Navy that have outlived their usefulness. It is a black/white photographic book with detailed captions.
Written by Vic Jeffery and Ross Gillett, this edition covers the Royal Australian Navy and is a natural progression from the earlier volumes. It is a black/white photographic book with detailed captions.
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.
Written by Adrian Vicary, this book presents an extensive photographic coverage of battleships and battlecruisers, accompanied by detailed historical captions. The majority of the photographs were taken during the war and have not been seen in print before.
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is the first of a series of books in which this naval expert takes us through the war at sea in 1939, using previously unpublished and rare images of the battles, the ships and the people involved.
In this book, David Morris, Curator of Aircraft at the National museum of the Royal Navy, tells the incredible story of Royal Navy search and rescue from the first mission by Sir Richard Bell-Davies VC to the present day.
This book, with 96 pages of text and photographs, tells the story of the 700 or more shallow-draught boats that took part in the audacious Operation Dynamo of 1940.
The Loch class was to prove to be amongst the best anti-submarine frigates produced by Britain during WW2, although most only entered service from 1944 onwards. One hundered and ten ships were projected, but with end of the war only 28 were comopleted as such. This volume records the design and service record of these vessels. 248pages with black &...
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.