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Figureheads of the Royal Navy

by David Pulvertaft

The first figureheads that were carved to represent the names of British warships appeared during the reign of Henry VIII; the last ones were carved...

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Navies in the 21st Century

by Conrad Waters

What is the purpose of navies in the modern world, and what types of warship does this require? This volume tackles these questions by looking at...

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Nelson's Band of Brothers

by Peter Hore

While there is a perennial interest in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars and in Nelson himself, there is no reference work that chronicles...

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Pirate Nation

by David Childs

For all the romantic mythology surrounding the court of Queen Elizabeth I, the financial underpinning of the reign of ‘Gloriana’ was decidedly sordid...

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Warships of the Great War Era

by David Hobbs

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are contemporary artifacts...

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Battleship Ramillies

by Ian Johnston

HMS Ramillies was the last battleship to join the Grand Fleet in 1917 and survived to fight in the Second World War. Although the ship did not make...

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In Pursuit of the Essex

by Ben Hughes

On 26 October 1812, during the war between Britain and the United States, the frigate USS Essex set sail on the most remarkable voyage in the early...

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TUDOR WARSHIP MARY ROSE

by Douglas McElvogue

A new selection in the Anatomy of the Ship series, Tudor Warship Mary Rose is a unique insight into the architecture and construction of the iconic...

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Yangtze Showdown

by Brian Izzard

The attack on the British frigate Amethyst on the Yangtze River by Chinese Communists in 1949 made world headlines. There was even more publicity...

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Naval Policy Between the Wars

by Stephen Roskill

First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and...

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THE BATTLECRUISER HMS HOOD

by Bruce Taylor

Representing five years of research, The Battlecruiser HMS Hood is easily the most comprehensive book ever published on this great warship. Bruce...

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X.1

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The ‘X’ stood for experimental, but it might equally have meant extraordinary, exotic or extravagant, as this giant submarine attracted superlatives—...

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From Versailles to Mers El-Kebir

by George E. Melton

The two decades before World War II were some of the most unsettled in modern history. From Versailles to Mers el-Kébir examines one of the most...

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Naval Policy Between the Wars

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Able Seamen

by Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery returns with the second volume of his engaging social history of the Royal Navy's 'lower deck.' Able Seamen addresses a range of issues...

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