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Image for THE WRECKERS   A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships

THE WRECKERS A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships

By: Bella Bathurst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019058

ISBN: 0007170327

Condition: Very Good


Ex library book with library stamp on compressed page edge and inside front cover. Book in very good condition. tight binding and clean pages. Well presented and well researched by the author who describes many of the ship wrecks off the British coastline and includes photos taken at the time. View more info

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FLAGSHIPS THREE

By: C.E.W. BEAN

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alston Rivers London: 1915

Seller ID: 2019068

Condition: Good


Book is in good condition with some small tearing at top and side of spine edge., else boards clean with gilt title and illustration on front board and spine. The author the official Australian World War 1 correspondent tells of the development of the Australian Royal Navy and it's place in the world order of the time. View more info

Image for WAR OF THE U-BOATS   British Merchantmen Under Fire

WAR OF THE U-BOATS British Merchantmen Under Fire

By: Edwards Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: New Book

Seller ID: 2017042

ISBN: 1844155013

Condition: New Book


NEW BOOK, a well researched and presented book by naval historian and former Merchang Navy Captain. The author presents a fascinating insight into the scale and state of Britain's merchant fleet before, during and after the Second World War. Included are black and white photographs taken at the time of conflict. View more info

Image for WITH THE RED FLEET    The War Memoirs of Admiral Arseni Golovko

WITH THE RED FLEET The War Memoirs of Admiral Arseni Golovko

By: Golovko Arseni

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Putnam London: 1965

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012375

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Arseni Golovko while Deputy Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy was called upon to command the Soviet Northern Fleet in the Second World War in his early thirties. Here is a fascinating account of maritime war and a story of courage and endurance. Includes b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

Image for DEFIANCE AT SEA  History's Greatest Naval Battles

DEFIANCE AT SEA History's Greatest Naval Battles

By: Guttman Jon

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Rigel Publications, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017009

ISBN: 1898799776

Condition: Good


Four hundred years of war at sea are brought to life in the classic collection. Fourteen naval battles are recounted including Grenville's lone Revenge against the Spanish fleet in 1591 to the persistence of the Argentinian submarine against the ?British in the Falklands in 1982. Includes b/w photographs and illustrations supporting the text. View more info

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FIGHTING SHIPS In the Age of Steam

By: Ortzen Len

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012402

Condition: Good


The author exmines the great advantages as well as the undreamed of horrors, which steam power brought to battles at sea and the effects of the increasingly sophisticated techniques which inevitably accompanied it. Drawing on a wealth of original material he describes what went on behind the scenes in ships whose names have now become legendary - the Graf Spee, HMS Warspite and USS Enterprise plus many others. View more info

Image for ARK ROYAL  The Courageous Story of One of the Best-loved and Best-Fought Ships to Fly the White Ensign

ARK ROYAL The Courageous Story of One of the Best-loved and Best-Fought Ships to Fly the White Ensign

By: Poolman Kenneth

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tempus, UK: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016003

ISBN: 0752420267

Condition: Excellent


The author graphically portrays the active service of the British ship the Ark Royal including the ships World War 11 service. Well researched and presented including many b/w photographs. View more info

Image for CONFEDERATE RAIDER   Raphael Semmes of the Alabama

CONFEDERATE RAIDER Raphael Semmes of the Alabama

By: Taylor John M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brasseys Washington: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012349

ISBN: 0028810864

Condition: As New


The enthralling story of the Civil War as fought on the high seas by Raphael Semmes, the Confederacy's most famous and revered naval officer. Yet many of his Northern contemporaries considered the Yankee hating Semmes nothing more than a pirate. View more info