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9781781556702

Bismarck

Pride of the German Navy Author: Asmussen, John Code: 51698 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
9781781557075

Chasing the Dawn

Travelling the World with P&O Author: Poole, Sharon Code: 52449 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., today P&O Cruises, has been taking passengers all over the world since 1837. Join the author on a world cruise. Find out how world travel has changed, and, in some cases, has not. Using extracts from old diaries, guide books and accounts, the writer compares cruising today with yesteryear.
9781526710697

Heroes of Coastal Command

The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945 Author: Bird, Andrew D. Code: 49773 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019

Thirty was the number of minutes it took for one Coastal Command crew to sink two U-boats. This remarkable achievement was carried out by the crew of Flying Officer Kenneth Kayo Moore in their 224 Squadron Liberator on the evening of 7/8 June 1944\. Whilst patrolling the western end of the English Channel, Moore s crew first despatched U-629, ......

9788365281821

Battleships of the III Reich. Volume 2

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 51918 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 19/02/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
The second and final volume which tells the stories of, and illustrates, all the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII.
9781911604280

The Sea Takes No Prisoners

Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War Author: Wong, Edmund S. Code: 51707 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over 120 first hand stories of life at sea with the Royal Navy from both men and women who served All taken from the Imperial War Museum's audio archive Major UK publicity and marketing campaign
9781785215759

RMS Titanic

Author: de Kerbrech, Hutchings Code: 52456 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 06/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captains ......

9781785212260

Supermarine Rolls-Royce S6B Manual

1931 (S1595 and S1596) Author: Pegram, Ralph Code: 52463 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 02/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

1931 (S1595 and S1596

On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.

Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......

9781612006178

Battleships

The War at Sea Author: Casemate Publishers Code: 51815 Price: AU $19.25 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 26/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An expert overview of the history of the battleship, looking at its origins, the role played by battleships in both World Wars, famous ships, and weaponry.
9781612006550

The Submarine Commander Pocket Manual

Pocket Manual 1939-1945 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 52133 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 09/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Submarine commanders in WWII dealt with both enormous risk and responsibility; charged with sinking enemy shipping whilst avoiding detection, they had to correctly locate and identify enemy craft, getting close enough to strike whilst attempting to safeguard the lives of their crew. It was a deadly game; the Germans lost over 600 U-boats during ......

9781682473849

Submarines of World War Two

Design, Development and Operations Author: Bagnasco, Erminio Code: 52149 Price: AU $86.14 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Submarines played a major role in the war at sea in the years 1939-45, and this major reference book describes all the classes of vessel that were deployed by the eighteen combatant nations during those years. They were responsible for the sinking of 33 million tons of merchant shipping, with the German and U.S. navies achieving the greatest ......
9788365958075

The King George V Class Battleships

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 51919 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history and technical specifications of all five King George V battleships deployed by the Royal Navy during WWII, illustrated with colour plates, archive photos and scale drawings.
9788365281814

Battleships Of The Third Reich Volume 1

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 51075 Price: AU $84.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The first of two volumes which tell the stories of and illustrate all the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII. The author describes the history of the ships in the order in which they entered service, devoting much precise attention to their construction and their differences in construction from other ships. The ......

9781101984451

The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian

Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History Author: Dean, Josh Code: 52106 Price: AU $25.27 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A riveting, true-life tale of military history, engineering genius, and high-stakes spy-craft set during the height of the Cold War. In the early hours of February 25, 1968, a Russian submarine armed with three nuclear ballistic missiles set sail from its base in Siberia on a routine combat patrol to Hawaii. Then it vanished. As the Soviet Navy ......

9781781556825

Sea War And Barbed Wire

The Story of Merchant Navy Men Author: Algar, P. Code: 51705 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoners survived, confronted starvation and reacted to camp life and German propaganda. A graphic account ......
9781681777818

Going Deep

John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine Author: Goldstone, Lawrence Code: 51834 Price: AU $23.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 14/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals how this imaginative invention changed the face of modern warfare.
9781591145998

U.S. Submarines Since 1945

An Illustrated Design History Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 51811 Price: AU $126.28 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 09/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal US combatant types. The book is fully illustrated with deck plans, outboard profiles,sketches from major design studies, and numerous detailed photographs. The appendixes contain a wealth of information on ship characteristics and equipment.
9781501135941

Indianapolis

The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the F Author: Vincent, Lynn Code: 51799 Price: AU $41.62 Format: Hardback / 592 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 10/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A human drama unlike any other: the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific Islands in the most highly classified naval mission of the war, USS Indianapolis is sailing ......
9781526724977

Cruiser Birmingham

Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Author: Waters, Conrad Code: 51362 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Today these plans form part of the incomparable collection of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. This book is one of a series based entirely on these draughts which depict famous warships in an unprecedented degre
9781526735393

Italian Naval Camouflage of World War II

Author: Ghiglino, Marco Code: 51808 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The pre-eminent reference source on the subject with more than 700 beautifully rendered ship profiles.
9781138657670

Seapower

A Guide for the Twenty-First Century Author: Till, Geoffrey Code: 51778 Price: AU $73.98 Format: Paperback / 458 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 29/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the Twenty-first Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States' maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the sea has always been central to human ......
9781781556696

Tirpitz

The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 51944 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Referred to by Churchill as `the Beast', `Tirpitz' was Germany's last great battleship and was one of the largest ever constructed in Europe. It was in November 1944 that she was finally sunk by the RAF. This book looks at the situation in Germany that led to the decision to build the `Tirpitz' before going on to analyse her life and death.
9781472819970

US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916-45

Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson classes Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 51567 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Four pipes and flush decks - these ships were a distinctively American destroyer design. Devised immediately prior to and during the United States' involvement in World War I they dominated the US Navy's destroyer forces all the way through to World War II. They were deployed on North Atlantic and Norwegian Sea convoys, and virtually everywhere ......
9781910500248

German Submarine Warfare

A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the Lusitania Author: Frost, Wesley Code: 51246 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First published in 1918, this book is a record of observations and evidence compiled by the then US Consul in Queenstown, Eire. A rare study from first-hand accounts
9780393254259

Oceans Ventured

Winning the Cold War at Sea Author: Lehman, John Code: 51742 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 05/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.
9781510735170

Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook

International--Inland Author: Coast Guard, Us Code: 51803 Price: AU $14.85 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 05/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The official and legally required handbook for every boat owner. Navigation Rules and Regulations fulfills the legal requirement to have a copy of these guidelines on your vessel at all times. Newly updated to accommodate the most recent changes to marine law and standard operating procedure, this handbook provides the Coast Guard's official rules ......
9781472825353

Italian Cruisers of World War II

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 51348 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven large 10,000-ton heavy cruisers. Italian light cruisers also possessed an interesting design ......
9781785004018

Town Class Destroyers

A Critical Assessment Author: Henshaw, John Code: 51848 Price: AU $39.90 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 23/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Early in World War II, fifty obsolete US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy in return for a 99-year lease British bases in the Caribbean, Bahamas and Newfoundland. Though they were obsolete and far from ideal, they played a vital role in the Royal Navy's campaign. This is their complete story. Topics covered include the ......
9781526726285

HMS Gannet

Ship and Model Author: Mowll, William Code: 51807 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 02/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First book on this important museum ship, now restored at Chatham.
9780750986007

The 'Big Four' of the White Star Fleet

Celtic, Cedric, Baltic & Adriatic Author: Chirnside, Mark Code: 52310 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Groundbreaking book exploring the impact of White Star Line's `Big Four' - precursors to the `Olympic' Class sisters
9781445673844

Cargo Liners and Tramps

Author: Inman, Mark Lee Code: 51783 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mark Lee Inman looks at some of the beautiful postcards used as souvenirs on some less-glamorous ocean-going ships of the twentieth century.
9781526705440

Building for Battle

U-Boat Pens of the Atlantic Battle Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 51589 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A lively and visually pleasing series offering readers a chance to visit some of the most iconic battleground landmarks ever constructed.
9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine: 2010 to Date

Insights into the design, construction and operation of the mostadvanced attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy Author: Gates, Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 27/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
9780190243678

World War II at Sea

A Global History Author: Symonds, Craig L. (Ernest J. King Distinguished Professor of Code: 51332 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 792 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time.
9780750985383

Shipwrecks of the Cunard Line

Author: Warwick, Sam Code: 51749 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique book dedicated to documenting the dive-able shipwrecks of the Cunard line
9781849951654

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

Author: Hird, David M. Code: 48548 Price: AU $40.17 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New and expanded information on Loch Eriboll's pivotal role in the surrender of German U-boats to northern Scotland in May, 1945. Reveals the career histories of the 33 U-boat Commanders and features the staged U-boat 'surrenders' in Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
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