Books about British Navy

The Blockade Busters

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Barker, R: 1976 London, hardcover with dustjacket 224 pages, with photos. The story of Binney who shipped steel from Sweden to the UK, avoiding the blockades in the Skagerrak by the Germans. ISBN 0701121890 In very good condtion

The Big Blockade

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Chatterton, E.K.: 1932 Hurst and Blackett London, hardcover 287 pages, with photos. The story of the 10th cruiser squadron in World War One. In good condition

Hold The Narrow Sea

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Naval Warfare in the English Channel 1939-1945
Smith, P.C.: 1984 Moorland UK, hardcover with dustjacket 255 pages, with photos an detailed information on actions in duty, also information of the ships. ISBN 0861900790 In very good condition

H.M.S. Bedouin and the long march home

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Hagger, P: 1994 UK, softcover 188 pages, with photos. Tribal Class Destroyer in WWII. ISBN 9780902830288 In very good condition

Task Force 57

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The British Pacific Fleet, 1944-1945
Smith, Peter C.: 2001 UK, softcover 192 pages, with photos, appendices and index. ISBN 9780947554859 In very good condition

British Escort Ships of WW2

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Lenton, H.T.: 1974 London, hardcover with dustjacket 64 pages. All British Escort Ships of WW2, with photos and detailed information. ISBN 0356080625 In very good condition

Make Another Signal

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Broome, J: 1974 Kimber London, hardcover no dustjacket 255 pages, illustrated. Funny, historic, signals between ships in war and peace are here, from earliest times to the Bismarck action. In good condition

Make a Signal

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Broome, J: 1955 Putnam London, hardcover no dustjacket 224 pages, illustrated. About the signals between ships, before the electronics. In good condition

The life and letters of David Earl Beatty, Admiral of the fleet

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Chalmers, Rear Admiral W.S.: 1951 Londen, hardcover 488 pages, between 1871 and 1936..The admiral with an important role in WW1. In good condition

The Queen s Regulations and the Admiralty Instructions for the Government of Her Majesty s Naval Service.

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HMSO: 1899 London, hardcover leather binding 1593 pages, official copy for onboard the ships who are serving the Queen in the foreign. In very good condition.

Wavy Navy, by some who served

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Kerr, J.L. and D. James: 1950 Harrap London, hardcover 263 pages, with illustrations. Stories and experiences of members of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (waved stripes) during WWII. The last two chapters give an account of the RNVR between 1872 and 1945. In good condition

Navy List April 1919 (2 Volumes)

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The officers on the active and retired lists of the Royal Navy general regulations
HMSO: 1919 Royal Navy UK, hardcover 2248 pages. New hardcover by professional binder. This is a significant work of reference in that it provides the personnel state of the Royal Navy as at the end of the Great War; the list is corrected to 18th December 1918. And not just the personnel are featured, for here are listed HM ships of all types including merchant vessels commissioned as HM Ships. With most of the ships listed type, armament, displacement and propulsion details are given, e.g, LION. Battle Cruiser. 26,350 tons. 70,000 HP. 8-13.5 inch, 16-4 inch, 4-3pdr, This publication begins with the alphabetical list of the officers on the active list of the Royal Navy and the Royal marines showing their rank, seniority and of the retired and emergency officers serving.where serving and this includes retired and emergency offic If the name is preceded by a number, this identifies the ship or shore station in which he is serving (they are all numbered). This is followed by a list showing officers according to seniority. Other lists are of Royal Marines; ships/shore stations with their identifying number and showing officers serving with them; RNR, RNVR, Dominion naval officers; retired RN, RM and RNR officers; invalided officers and much more. There is a section for Honours and Awards including VC (shown after the Orders of Knighthood, the DSO and Royal Red Cross), DSC, DSM and foreign awards. At the end there is a section on Dress Regulations for officers of the Fleet and even a list of lantern ... In very good condition

HMS Belfast

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In trust for the Nation 1939-1972
Wingate, John: 1972 UK, hardcover with dustjacket 120 pages. History, with many photographs and detaildrawings. ISBN 853830819 In good condition

Admiralty Manual of Seamanship 1964 (3 volumes complete)

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HMSO: 1964 London, hardcover, together 1538 pages, illustrated. Volume 2 is from 1967. Books with marks of use. Very usable.

British Warships and Auxiliaries 1979

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Critchley, Mike: 1979 UK, softcover 95 pages. All the floating material of the UK Navy till the smallest vessels. With photographs of every class and every vessel without a class. In very good condition

Warships of the British and Commenwealth Navies, third edition

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Lenton, H.T.: 1971 Ian Allan, hardcover with dustjacket 303 pages. All the ships in detail. In very good condition


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The first modern battleship
Brownlee, W: 1985 Cambridge, softcover 48 pages, history and ship in detail, with photos en illustrations. in good condition


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A History of Signalling in the Royal Navy
Kent, B: 1993 Hyden House UK, hardcover with dustjacket 371 pages, with many photos and illustrations ISBN 1856230066 In very good condition

British Warships Since 1945, part 4 Minesweepers

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Worth, J: Ca. 1984 UK, softcover 144 pages. All the Minesweepers in detail, with photos ISBN 9780907771135 In very good condition

British Warships since 1945, part 5 Frigates

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Critchley, M: 1984 UK, softcover 144 pages. All the Frigates by Class, with photos and details. ISBN 97807771135 In very good condition