Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery is the guest curator of the exhibition Victory 250 at Chatham Historic Dockyard. He has written more than thirty books on maritime history including the highly successful Nelson’s Navy and Empire of the Seas.

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From the beginning of the sailing warships' supremacy to the advent of steam, this... Read More
First published in 1990, this encyclopedic yet highly readable work gives an indepth description of... Read More
The Battle of the Nile, fought on 1 August 1798, was Nelson's first great victory and dealt a fatal... Read More
Foreword by Peter Weir The twenty books in the Patrick O'Brian canon featuring the lives and... Read More
No fiction writer of modern times has captured the world of wooden walls, broadsides, and the press... Read More
Nelson's Fleet at Trafalgar
  Published on the eve of the two hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, this... Read More
Foreword by Patrick O'Brian Encyclopedic in scope and filled with more than 400 illustrations,... Read More
Churchill's Navy
For everyone who wants to cut through the myth and propaganda to understand the reality of life in... Read More
Churchill Goes to War
One of Britain's top historians takes on a previously unexplored area of Churchill's... Read More
In Which They Served
Brian Lavery's extensively researched study takes an in-depth look at the officers of the Royal... Read More
We Shall Fight on the Beaches
Brian Lavery, an established authority on the Napoleonic Wars and World War II, articulates the... Read More
Empire of the Seas
For four centuries the Royal Navy made Britain the most powerful nation on earth—the true... Read More
Royal Tars
With this work, one of the pre-eminent historians of the Royal Navy turns his analytical eye to the... Read More
Able Seamen
Brian Lavery returns with the second volume of his engaging social history of the Royal Navy's... Read More
Nelson's Navy, Revised and Updated
With a foreword by Patrick O'Brian, Nelson's Navy is the definitive reference work on the British... Read More
All Hands
Brian Lavery, the pre-eminent historian of the Royal Navy, returns with the third volume of his... Read More
The Ship of the Line
The Ship of the Line takes the best models from the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to tell... Read More
Nelson's Victory
May 2015 is the 250th anniversary of the launch of HMS Victory. While many books have been written... Read More
The Royal Navy Officer's Jutland Pocket-Manual 1916
Published months before the Battle of Jutland, W. M. James’ book was originally published as... Read More
Running a Big Ship
First published in 1937, and now recognized as one of the most influential, yet highly accessible... Read More
Wooden Warship Construction
The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the... Read More
Author Events
Guest Lecturer & Book Signing
6:00pm, "OpSail 2012 Virginia 1812 Bicentennial Speakers Series," Kaufmann Theater,... Read More


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5 March - Fundraiser

Tue, 2019-03-05

5 March - Fundraiser and Book Signing

Tue, 2019-03-05

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