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Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy

By: Arbuckle, J. Graeme

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017101

ISBN: 0920852386

Condition: Very Good


179pp, bibliography, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore

By: Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020086

ISBN: 0750912529

Condition: Very Good


vi + 282pp, index, 32pp illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipping with small loss, to be supplied in a removable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Detail of life as an Officer and then in higher command in the post-war Royal Navy. View more info

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A Sea Affair: An Autobiography

By: Baillie, Captain D.G.O.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017357

Condition: Very Good


290pp, index, 15pp plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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From Engine Room to Admiralty

By: Brown, Tommy

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Hampshire, Navigator Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022021

ISBN: 0902830570

Condition: Very Good


vii + 308pp, illustrations. Card covers, a few reading creases, creases to corner tips of a few pages, overall a VG copy. View more info

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Your Job in the Navy: Notes for the Guidance of Officers in the Royal Indian Navy

By: Foreword By Vice-Admiral Sir Herbert Fitzherbert KCIE, CB, CMG, Flag Officer Commanding, Royal Indian Navy

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Royal Indian Navy:

Seller ID: 021536

Condition: Good+


vii + 133pp, illustrations. Blue boards, gilt tiling and decoration, a few marks, sheen of covers is a little patchy, light ageing to contents, overall a Good+ copy. Undated, possibly late 1940s. View more info

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Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U. S. Navy

By: Godson, Susan H.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: USA, Naval Institute Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016516

ISBN: 1557503176

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 457pp, index, bibliography, notes, 32pp plates. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A comprehensive study of service by American women with the US Navy from the early days of the Republic to the end of the 20th century. View more info

Image for The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

By: Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter

Price: £37.80

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021595

ISBN: 1846145805

Condition: Very Good


xxxvii + 823pp, index, notes, maps, 111 illustrations, endpaper maps. Black boards, slight bumping to corners, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. 2nd impression hardback. View more info

Image for Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion

Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion

By: Johnson, Stephen

Price: £9.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019008

ISBN: 0471267376

Condition: Very Good


xi + 292pp, index, extensive bibliography, illustrated. Buff boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The controversial story of the loss of USS Scorpion in May 1968, includes an interview with an Electrician's Mate who quit the boat six weeks prior to its loss. View more info

Image for Warship Data International Authentic Plans Series: L/S/08 (2 sheets): British Fast Anti-Submarine Frigate H.M.S. Terpsichore - 1953 (Type 15)

Warship Data International Authentic Plans Series: L/S/08 (2 sheets): British Fast Anti-Submarine Frigate H.M.S. Terpsichore - 1953 (Type 15)

By: Lambert, John (Drawings)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Albion Scott Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030584

Condition: Very Good


2 scale drawings loose in card covers. Light wear only, VG condition. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. Originally completed in 1944 as a fleet destroyer of the 'T' Class, 'Terpsichore' underwent a less radical limited conversion (Type 15) to fast anti-submarine frigate, completed in 1953. View more info

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Warshipbuilding on the Clyde: Naval Orders and the Prosperity of the Clyde Shipbuilding Industry, 1889 - 1939

By: Peebles, Hugh B

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030218

ISBN: 0859761932

Condition: Very Good


205pp, index, 5 appendices, bibliography, map. Black boards, bumping to lower front corners, minor marks, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Task Force Tribute

By: Pitcher, Anne

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Anne Pitcher: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021957

Condition: Very Good


36pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a few reading creases, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Blohm and Voss: Ships and Machinery for the World

Blohm and Voss: Ships and Machinery for the World

By: Prager, Hans Georg / Translated By Frederick A Bishop

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Brassey's: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030636

ISBN: 0904609146

Condition: Very Good


271pp, endpaper drawings, bibliography, complete list of all new builds 1877 - 1977. drawings, photographs, some colour. Blue boards, bumping to upper front corners, light ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (edge creasing/rubs) dustwrapper. Famous German shipyard, responsible for the Bismarck, Scharnhorst, numerous U-Boats and even a range of aircraft. View more info

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Warship Volume III (3, Three)

By: Roberts, John (Editor)

Price: £16.20

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030576

ISBN: 0851772048

Condition: Very Good


288pp, drawings, black and white photographs. Black boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in (very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Standard format of a collection of articles, from The King George V class by Robert Dumas, to T Class Submarines by John Lambert. View more info

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Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager'

By: Spicer, The Honourable Sir John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Australia, Royal Commissioner: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015853

Condition: Good


51pp, 6 appendices including fold-out chart. Card covers, general reading wear with some edge creasing, small edge tear to one page, light foxing to covers and contents. Report into the tragic collision between the aircraft carrier 'Melbourne' and the Daring Class destroyer 'Voyager' on the night of 10th February 1964. Scarce. View more info

Image for Admiralty Ships Badges: Original Patterns 1919 - 1994. Volume One (I, 1): Abdiel - Lysander; Volume Two (2, II): Mackay - Zulu. 2 Volume Set

Admiralty Ships Badges: Original Patterns 1919 - 1994. Volume One (I, 1): Abdiel - Lysander; Volume Two (2, II): Mackay - Zulu. 2 Volume Set

By: Stopford, TP

Price: £85.50

Publisher: Kent, Stone Frigate: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021548

ISBN: 0952934604

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set. Vol 1: vi + 238pp + xiiipp index and glossary. Bibliography. Vol 2: vi + 248pp + xpp index and bibliography. Both volumes fully illustrated in colour. Gilt on burgundy boards, both volumes VG copies in near VG (slight spine fading, rubs/edge nicks to spine heads and one corner) dustwrappers. Both volumes flat-signed by the author on front endpaper. Heavy books, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Australian Submarines: A History. 2nd Edition in Two Volumes

By: White, Michael

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Teachers of Media: 2015

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021603

ISBN: 1876467266

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set. Volume 1: xxx + 664 + xcviiipp. Index, black and white photographs. Volume 2: xvi + 912 + xcvipp. Index, bibliography, appendices. Both volumes in laminated boards, barely read copies. The books cover the Australian submarine history from 19810 through to 2014. Very heavy set (6kg), UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info