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9781783831029

Ferries Across the Humber: The Story of the Humber Ferries and the Last

Author: Kirk Martin Code: 33341 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
First full history of the humber ferries, covering service and operations from Roman times to 1981.
9781845888541

RMS Lusitania: It Wasn't & it Didn't

Author: Martin, Michael Code: 49083 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Within hours of the sinking of RMS Lusitania by a German submarine off the Cork coast in May 1915, a narrative was created which over time became the accepted truth of the incident. Many people today still believe the sinking of the Lusitania was a savage attack on an innocent vessel that brought America into the war. In this book, author and ......
9781472907981

Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Author: Bill Beavis Code: 33416 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 09/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Originally published: London: Adlard Coles, 1983.
9781848322141

The Ship of the Line: A History in Ship Models

Author: Brian Lavery Code: 32496 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 06/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artefacts made by the craftsmen of the navy or the shipbuilders themselves, and ranging from the mid seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive of ......

9781907206276

Viola: The Life and Times of a Hull Steam Trawler

Author: Robb Robinson Code: 33422 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: LODESTAR BOOKS Published date: 03/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The improbable, yet true, and highly readable story of a Hull steam trawler, her industry, and her people, from her launch in 1906, through fishing, wars, sealing, whaling and exploration, to her final resting place on the edge of the Antarctic.
9780752489018

Photographic History of P&O Cruises

Author: Frame, Chris Code: 49030 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

 One of the worlds most loved cruise lines, P&O Cruises can trace its history back over 175 years. Through an impressive and unique collection of imagery, this book details the history of P&O Cruises and explores the impact P&O had in shaping the British Empire. With a vast fleet of ocean liners that undertook voyages to all ......

9781781553657

RNAS and the Birth of the Aircraft Carrier 1914-1918

Author: Ian M. Burns Code: 50847 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/10/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The compelling story of the development of naval aviation by the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War
9781844862313

Cruiser HMS Belfast: Anatomy of the Ship

Author: Ross Watton Code: 33425 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Published date: 24/09/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The largest British cruiser of the Second World War, HMS Belfast had an eventful career, later fighting in Korea and undergoing a complete modernization. Explore the ship in detail through visually exciting, totally comprehensive drawings, including plans, explanatory perspective views, exploded diagrams, and descriptive keys. Ship buffs, ......
9781909328204

Great Western Docks & Marine

Author: Tony Atkins Code: 33472 Price: AU $50.99 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: NOODLE BOOKS Published date: 18/09/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A detailed pictorial history of how the GWR handled its passenger and goods traffic at their Docks all over the country, from Greater London to the South West and South Wales
9781848322127

Warships of the Great War Era: A History in Ship Models

Author: David Hobbs Code: 32494 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artefacts made by the craftsmen of the navy or the shipbuilders themselves, and ranging from the mid seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive of ......

9781409139010

Hunter Killers: Untold Story of Cold War Beneath the Waves

Author: Iain Ballantyne Code: 32445 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO Published date: 21/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

HUNTER KILLERS will follow the careers of four daring British submarine captains who risked their lives to keep the rest of us safe, their exploits consigned to the shadows until now. Their experiences encompass the span of the Cold War, from voyages in WW2-era submarines under Arctic ice to nuclear-powered espionage missions in ......

9781409343691

Eyewitness Titanic

Explore the full story of this tragic ship Author: DK Code: 59477 Price: AU $18.50 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 08/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

More than a century after its sinking, Titanic remains the worlds most famous ship. This is the ultimate information-packed account of the luxury liners history, from its incredible construction to its total destruction. ??Selling more than 300,000 copies to date, Eyewitness Titanic is packed with photographs and full of facts as it tells the ......

9781781552834

Kustenflieger

The Operational History of the German Naval Air Service 1935-1944 Author: Thompson, Adam Code: 47825 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The development and operational history of the German Kustenfliegergruppen 1935-1944
9781848322134

German Battlecruisers of World War One

Author: Gary Staff Code: 32495 Price: AU $135.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

This is the most comprehensive study yet in the English language of the German Imperial Navys battlecruisers that served in the First World War. Known as Panzerkreuzer, literally armoured cruiser, the eight ships of the class were to be involved in several early North Sea skirmishes before the great pitched battle of Jutland where they ......

9781781552926

Swastikas in the Arctic

U-boat Alley Through the Frozen Hell Author: Mallmann, Showell Jak P. Code: 47845 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

During the Second World War, the Arctic saw an unusually high intensity of action, adventure, excitement and tragedy, and Swastikas in the Arctic: U-boat Alley Through the Frozen Hell describes the German military activities in that harsh frozen hell. Based mainly on original logs, the bare facts have been fleshed out with help ......

9781781552711

Thetis: Submarine Disaster

Author: Paul, David Code: 1781552711 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/06/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Thetis: Submarine Disaster, is the story of loss of HMS Thetis which sank in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939 - her maiden dive, with the loss of ninety-nine lives; the worst peacetime submarine tragedy to be suffered by the Royal Navy. A massive rescue operation was mounted, but the operation ended in failure, with only four crew being rescued.
9781591149231

Warship 2014

Author: John Jordan Code: 32460 Price: AU $109.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/06/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The 36th edition of this highly acclaimed annual maintains well-established standards of scholarship, research, news and reviews from the field of warship history. This edition features articles on a range of diverse subjects, including: a detailed technical description of the Queen Elizabeth (CVA-01); a review of the careers of ......
9780307911582

Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard USS George H.W. Bush

Author: Geoff Dyer Code: 32406 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS Published date: 20/05/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability

From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. "Another Great ......

9780847842155

Hinckley Yachts: An American Icon

Author: Nick Voulgaris, III Code: 32434 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL PUB Published date: 01/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Hinckley celebrates more than 85 years of one the most important and prestigious yacht companies today. A ubiquitous and highly respected name in the yachting world, Hinckley sets the standard for high-quality, performance, and lasting beauty. The book showcases the rich history, classic design, and the legendary work of the handcrafted Hinckley ......
9781848321380

British Aircraft Carriers

Design, Development & Service Histories Author: Hobbs, David Code: 46970 Price: AU $135.00 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 09/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive treatment of the subject ever published Authoritative text by a highly regarded expert Heavily illustrated, including colour plans
9781922175168

Paddle Steamers of Australia

P.S. Canberra - the First Hundred Years Author: Conner, Beth Code: 38772 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Published date: 01/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Murray River. A paddle steamer. One hundred years of stories. The P.S. Canberra - a boat that is loved by many
9781902109329

Wings of the Navy

Author: Brown, Captain Eric 'Winkle' Code: 38819 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date: 31/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Carrier aircraft, since their beginning, have been a very special kind of machine and demand something equally special of the men who flew them. Landing on a pitching, bucking deck of a carrier, or catapulting over a plunging bow, shipboard aircraft and their pilots had to be exceptional. Often, the real characteristics of these assorted aircraft ......
9781781551271

Operation Neptune

The Normandy Landings 1944 Author: Edwards, Kenneth Code: 1781551278 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/03/2013 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Operation Neptune' was the codename for the naval component of the invasion of France. The complete invasion codename was 'Overlord', and 'Neptune' was therefore phase one. This book was written one year after the invasion by an officer who was closely involved, provides the detail behind the conception, planning and execution of 'Neptune'.
9781781551981

Hitler's Naval Bases

Kriegsmarine Bases During the Second World War Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 55007 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/02/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Hitler's Naval Bases is the most comprehensive book on the subject. It covers bases in detail from the smallest and unmanned locations to the largest dedicated bases in Lorient, Kiel and Wilhemshaven. The book covers the different types of bases from the isolated and forgotten, escape and survival bases, to the extremities of the main naval bases.
9781848321472

British Battleships of World War One

Author: Burt, R. A. Code: 47112 Price: AU $135.00 Format: Hardback / 344 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 20/09/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

This superb reference book achieved the status of classic soon after its first publication in 1986; it was soon out of print and is now one of the most sought-after naval reference books on the secondhand market. It presents, in one superb volume, the complete technical history of British capital ship design and construction during the ......

9781781550458

Merchantmen in Action

Evacuations and Landings by Merchant Ships in the Second World War Author: Martin, Roy V. Code: 178155045X Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 23/08/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During World War II the Merchant Navy played a vital part in evacuations from countries that were overrun. They saved over 90,000 troops from Dunkirk and went on to rescue more than 200,000 from other parts of France. They also manned salvage ships, rescue tugs and other specialist craft. This book tells the story of these achievements.
9780956897817

On a Cushion of Air

The Story of Hoverlloyd and the Cross-Channel Hovercraft Author: Paine, Robin Code: 39079 Price: AU $87.98 Format: Hardback / 700 pages Published date: 01/05/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story of how private foreign enterprise in the form of Swedish Lloyd and Swedish America Line, who formed a British company called 'Hoverlloyd', galvanised the British Government in to supporting this new concept in transport through the formation of a British Rail subsidiary called 'Seaspeed'.
9781844769919

Illustrated Guide to Modern Naval Aircraft

Featuring a Directory of 55 Aircraft with 330 Identification Photographs Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 39180 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Published date: 15/11/2011 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
An A-Z directory of all the major naval aircraft since 1945, including jet-engined fighters and strike aircraft, carrier-borne AEW aircraft, V/STOL aircraft, and helicopters. It examines the history and evolution of naval aircraft from the immediate post-World War II onwards.
9781921496066

World's Fastest Coffin on Water

Author: Bill Tuckey Code: 22809 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 166 pages Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Publisher's notes: Just watch the terrifying speedboat crashes shown over and over again in those "world's worst" from on American TV and remember this: Over the last 80 years 11 men have died in attempts to raise the world water speed record. One man, Australian Ken Warby, has done it and survived - the sole member of the world's most ......
9781920831318

Somewhere Below

The Sydney Mystery Solved Author: Samuels, John Code: 60502 Price: AU $28.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HALSTEAD PRESS Published date: 26/09/2005 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Eighteen days before Pearl Harbour, Japan opened fire on Australia. The RAN's cover-up of the action that sank HMAS on the 19th November, 1941 has been a public scandal for decades. This book explains how Churchill and Roosevelt sacrificed Sydney and the US Pearl Harbour fleet.
9781875684120

Embers on the Sea

The Empire Patrol Disaster, 1945 Author: Pappas, Nicholas Code: 49125 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HALSTEAD PRESS Published date: 01/01/1995 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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