Items from Seaweed

  1. The Most Dangerous Moment of the War by John Clancy

    Japan's attack on British forces in the Indian Ocean 1942
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  2. Far Distant Ships by Quintin Barry

    The RN's twenty-two victorious years on France's doorstep, 1793-1815
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  3. The Naval War in the Baltic 1939-1945 by Poul Groos

    What must become the standard work for British readers about Baltic operations in WW2
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  4. Running a Big Ship by Captain Rory O'Conor

    A very detailed prescription for how a pre-war battleship or cruiser was organised and run.
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  5. The Glovemaker's Son by Nick Carter

    An interesting short biography of Lt Joseph Dewsnap RN, 1776-1837, compiled by his great great great grandson.
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  6. The Challenges of Command: The RN’s Executive Branch Officers, 1880-1919 by Robert L Davison

    A disappointing attempt to turn a PhD thesis into a coherent, readable book.
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  7. British Warship Recognition Vol.IV by Richard Perkins

    A very elegant rendition of a comprehensive set of detailed watercolours of early Royal Navy cruisers depicting each as she changed throughout her...
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  8. Very Special Intelligence by Patrick Beesly

    A fascinating account of the thinking behind the Royal Navy's war 1939-45
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  9. The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters by Alexander Boyd

    A fundamental and exhaustive analysis of the process that led to the destruction of HMSs Prince of Wales and Repulse
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  10. HMS Tiger by Paul White

    A generously illustrated account of HMS Tiger (C20) 1941-86
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  11. British Cruisers of the Victorian Era by Norman Friedman

    A compendious account of the evolution of the cruiser in RN service during and a while after Victoria's reign, elegantly presented
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  12. A Secret Well Kept by Constance Kell

    An interesting biography of an unusually talented and very interesting man who did our country great service.
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  13. Resolution by David Rutland & Emma Ellis

    A valuable addition to the historiography of the American War as well as a fascinating piece of biography.
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  14. The Dutch in the Medway by PG Rogers

    A welcome reprint of the standard work on the 1667 Dutch raid on the Medway
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  15. British Warship Recognition Vol.III by Richard Perkins

    A superbly elegant survey of RN cruisers 1877-1930
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