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My Start in Life

By A Young Middy

Sampson Low, 1881. 294pages. After leaving Britannia series of letters to father he went to China twice and Australian Station. Spine cover partially disbound. spine weak, blue cloth. . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Secret Naval Investigator

By Lincoln A.

1961. 15 Illus. 207 Pages. 13 x 23cms. Good in slightly frayed D/W Authors experiences in WW2 combatting new German undersea Weapons.. Inscribed By the Author.


Able Seaman Rnvr

By Messer H.j.

1989. 18 Illus. 128 Pages. 15 x 23cms. V/G in D/W A vivid description of Lower Deck life from 1938 to September 1941. H.M.S. Curlew & Coastal Forces. An important contribution to naval social history as seen through the experiences of an R.N.V.R. rating destined for a commission..


Life & Correspondence Of Admiral Sir Charles Napier

By Napier Major Gen. E

1862. 876 Pages. 13 x 23cms. Ex-Lib. few library stamps. Fly page torn and loose to Vol. 1. half bound marble boards and leather.little rubbed and worn . 1st Ed. 2 vols. Take in the Period 1799-1860. Folding map. Portrait..


Lewin of Greenwich : The Authorised Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin
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Lewin of Greenwich : The Authorised Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin

By Hill, Richard

2000. Biography of the last Admiral Chief of Defence who had served throughout WW2. includes Falklands War. Index. Destroyer command HMS Coprunna. Ashanti, Royal Yacht. 443pages.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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By Winton, J

John Murray, 1998. The greatest admiral since Nelson. Good torn dustwrapper. 432p. Index. Chronolology. Biblio. Sources. 6 maps26 illus.Detailed account of World War 2 career.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Lives Of The Admirals & Other Eminent British Seamen (2nd Ed. Rev., Correct., Enlarged 1750)

By Campbell J

13 x 20cms. Leather boards badly rubbed. Raised spinesVol. 1 front cover very loose. Spine covers rubbed & torn. Vol. 4 disbound & spine broken. Vol. 2 almost disbound. Vols. 3 ifew pages worm holed. . All fornt covers little loose. Some covers worn worse than others Some pages stained and browned. Printed for T. Waller. 4 Vols. containing their personal histories & a detail of all their Public Services including a new & accurate Naval History from earliest accounts of time & clearly proving, by a continued series of facts, our uninterruptedclaimto, & enjoyment of, the dominion of our seas. Interspersed with many curious passages relating to our discoveries, plantations & commerce, the whole supported by proper authorities. Indexes. Postage on 4 vols. will be higher. please ask for price..


Relentless Pursuit

By Wemyss D

1955. 7 Illus. 167 Pages. 13 x 20cms. Good in D/W Story of Captain Walker the U Boat destroyer in WW2. .


Donitz, The Last Fuhrer

By Padfield P.

1984. 2 Maps. 32 Illus. 524 Pages. 15 x 23cms. Good in D/W. Early training in Kaiser's Navy, service in U Boats in WW1. Inter war years, battle of Atlantic, Supreme Cdr. Hitler's navy. Biblio. General, ships & U Boat Index..


Damn The Torpedoes!

By Martin C

1970. Unsigned 280 Pages. 15 x 20cms. Good in D/W Story of America's first Admiral. David Farragut. No illus. Index. .


British Admirals Of The Eighteenth Century
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British Admirals Of The Eighteenth Century

By Creswell J.

1972. 263 Pages. 13 x 23cms. V/G in D/W. Tactics in Battle. Examination of tactical problems which faced Adm. & how they dealt with them.Includes Glorious First of June & Trafalgar 1 plan, 19 battle charts. Index.. V/G/V/G.


Beloved Little Admiral

By Stuart T

1967. 2 Maps. 6 Illus. 272 Pages. 15 x 23cms. Good in Torn D/W. The life and Times of Sir Henry Keppel 1809 - 1904. Index. .


Fraser Of North Cape

By Humble R.

1983. 32 Illus. 386 Pages. 15 x 23cms.V/G in D/W slightly crreased and torn. Biography of Admiral of Fleet Lord Fraser 1888-1981. Midshipman in pre-Dreadnought Navy, Gallipoli, Grand Fleet under Beatty, prisoner of Bolsheviks, Director of Naval Ordnance, Controller of Navy 1939-42, sinking of Scharnhorst, surrender of Japan.Appends. Index of Ships. General Index..


Portsmouth Letters

By James Adm. Sir W

1946. Unsigned 11 Illus. 286 Pages. 13 x 20cms. Covers a little faded. spine little weak Official Letters of C-in-C Portsmouth to Chief of Naval Information 1939-45. Index. .


Robert Blake

By Beadon R

1935. 2 Maps. 8 Illus. 308 Pages. 13 x 23cms. covers little marked. Good. Biography. Index. .


Life & Times Of Horatio Hornblower

By Parkinson C. N

1970. 29 Illus. 304 Pages. 15 x 23cms. good in fryaed d/w. 3rd imp. Fills the gap & shadowy areas in the portrait painted by C.S. Forester 6 line drawings. 6 append. Index.. 3rd Imp. May 1971.


Rogue's Yarn: The Sea-going Life Of Captain Joe Oram

By Harris W

1993. 0850522854 Unsigned 26 Illus. 243 Pages. 15 x 23cms. V/G in D/W. Taken from Captain Oram's own diaries & personal memoirs. Survivor from submarine "Thetis". Index. .



By Healy L. & Kutner L

1944. Unsigned 10 Illus. 338 Pages. 15 x 23cms. Covers a little marked. Biography of Admiral Dewey. Bibliography. Index. .