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Principles of Naval Engineering

by Matthew A. Carr

This textbook covers the basic design and operating principles of the propulsion and auxiliary systems of today’s Naval forces. The topics...

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Fighters over the Fleet

by Norman Friedman

Fighters Over the Fleet is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend. This...

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Principles of Naval Weapons Systems

by Craig M. Payne

This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service. The philosophy...

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A CENTURY OF CARRIER AVIATION

A Century of Carrier Aviation

by David Hobbs

Written by a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Royal Navy and an award-winning historian of naval flying, this book provides a masterly overview of...

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Before the Ironclad

by David K. Brown

When first published in 1990 Before the Ironclad was highly regarded and wholly unique. Brown’s work challenged old assumptions and started a...

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HITLER'S NAVY

Hitler's Navy

by Jak P. Mallmann Showell

Despite being heavily outnumbered by the navies of Great Britain and the United States, the German navy proved to be a serious adversary. Its major...

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MINIATURE SHIP MODELS

Miniature Ship Models

by Paul Jacobs

Packed with hundreds of color photographs of the finest examples of miniature ship models in existence, this book traces the history of modern models...

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SEAMANSHIP IN THE AGE OF SAIL

by John Harland

Numerous successful reprints of contemporary works on rigging and seamanship indicate the breadth of interest in the lost art of handling square-...

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The Battleship Builders

by Ian Johnston

The launch in 1906 of HMS Dreadnought, the world’s first all-big-gun battleship, rendered all existing battle fleets obsolete while at the same time...

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GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

German Naval Guns, 1939-1945

by Miroslaw Skwiot

From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every...

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Torpedo

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed a small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel—...

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Type VII

by Marek Krzysztalowicz

First conceived in the mid-1930s, the Type VII submarine was still in production at the end of World War II. Subject to continuous improvement...

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SUBMARINES OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET NAVIES, 1718-1990

Submarines of the Russian and Soviet Navies, 1718-1990

by Norman Polmar

The first book to comprehensively describe Russian and Soviet submarine development and operations since 1718. It draws on sources inaccessible to...

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U.S. SUBMARINES THROUGH 1945

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

by Norman Friedman

This series offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal U.S. combatant types. Each volume is fully illustrated with...

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HMS Warrior 1860

by Andrew Lambert

A revolutionary ship symbolizing British naval might in the Victorian age, HMS Warrior was the world's first iron-hulled, armored warship and now a...

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