Books about British Navy

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.

Souvenir of H.M.S. Vanguard

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British Navy: 1946 UK, softcover 48 pages, photobook of the HMS Vanguard in detail, with text. The ship served from 1946 till 1960. In good condition

Naval Operations volume III text + Maps (2 volumes)

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History of the Great War
Corbett, J.S.: 1923 Longmans Green London. Text volume hardcover 469 pages. Maps in special cassette containing 46 maps (complete). Set has marks of use, otherwise good

Naval Operations volume I, Text + Maps, to the Battle of the Falklands

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Official History of the Great War
Corbett, J.S.: 1920 Longmans London. Text hardcover 470 pages + cassette with 18 maps complete. Marks of use, otherwise good

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

Cats and Cathedrals

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A History of the Type 41 and Type 61 Frigate
Boniface, P: 2006 UK, softcover 208 pages, with photos. ISBN 9781904381358 In very good condition

Last of the Wooden Walls + Companion Volume

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An illustrated history of the Ton Class Minesweepers and Minehunters
Hoole, R: 2012 Ton Class Association, hardcover with dustjacket 160 pages, with many photos. Also a Companion Volume with operational records of Ton Class Minesweepers and Minehunters, softcover 134 pages ISBN 9780857041272 and 9780957058804 Both In very good condition

Battle Class destroyers

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Boniface, P: 2007 Maritime Books, hardcover with dustjacket 258 pages, with many photos. History of this Class ISBN 9781904459286 In very good condition

Daring Class Destroyers

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McCart, N: 2008 Maritime Books UK, hardcover with dustjacket, with many photos. History of this Class. ISBN 9781904459330 In very good condition

Type 81

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A History of the Tribal Class Frigate
Boniface, P: 2012 UK, softcover 195 pages, with photo's. The design and history of all seven ships of this Royal Navy Type ISBN 9781904381518 In very good condition