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9781849955041

Bustler Class Rescue Tugs

In War & Peace Author: Neish, R.O. Code: 61733 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

This new book reveals the part played by the eight Bustler Class Rescue Tugs built at the Henry Robb Shipyard during the Second World War and will shed more light on the almost-forgotten part played by this countrys mariners. The men and women who were rescued under the most trying of times and dreadful weather conditions would no doubt have ......

9781682476482

To Crown the Waves

The Great Navies of the First World War Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 61439 Price: AU $49.00 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the U.S. Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro-Hungarian Kaiserliche und Koenigliche Kriegsmarine, and the Imperial Russian Navy to demonstrate why ......

9781838593841

Tsushima : Japan's Trafalgar

The Voyage of the Condemned Fleet to the Straits of Korea Author: Thorne, Phil Code: 70105 Price: AU $92.50 Format: Hardback / 928 pages Publisher: TROUBADOR PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

The Battle of Tsushima, the epic battle between the Japanese and Russian navies on May 27-28 1905, is examined in far greater detail than ever before. Making extensive use of official records, personal accounts and a wealth of untouched information on the Russian Navys activities, this battle, little known about by a general readership, is ......

9781399092043

The Battleship Builders

Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships Author: Johnston and Buxton Code: 61435 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
9781682476352

Battleship Massachusetts

Naval History Special Edition Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 70097 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Building upon the expertise of the authors and historians of the Naval Institute Press, the Naval History Special Editions are designed to offer studies of the key vessels, battles, and events of armed conflict. Using an image-heavy, magazine-style format, these Special Editions should appeal to scholars, enthusiasts, and general readers ......

9781682477588

U.S. Battleships

An Illustrated Design History Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61186 Price: AU $133.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

The Norman Friedman Illustrated Design History series of U.S. warships books has been an industry standard for three decades and has sold thousands of copies worldwide. To mark and celebrate this achievement, the Naval Institute Press is proud to make these books available once more. Digitally remastered for enhanced photo resolution and ......

9781682477595

U.S. Cruisers

An Illustrated Design History Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61187 Price: AU $133.00 Format: Hardback / 508 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

The Norman Friedman Illustrated Design History series of U.S. warships books has been an industry standard for three decades and has sold thousands of copies worldwide. To mark and celebrate this achievement, the Naval Institute Press is proud to make these books available once more. Digitally remastered for enhanced photo resolution and ......

9781682477267

Russian and Soviet Battleships

Author: McLaughlin, Stephen Code: 70063 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Russian and Soviet Battleships is the definitive English language overview of Russian and Soviet battleships, from the ironclad Petr Velikii of 1869 to Stalins final projects. Meticulously researched, this work describes and illustrates the design histories, technical details, characteristics, and service histories of the forty ......

9788366673526

SS Red Oak Victory

Super Drawings in 3D Author: Motyka, Mariusz Code: 70094 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 28/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The SS Red Oak Victory is now a museum ship in Richmond, California. It is a cargo ship of the type Victory. It was put into service at the end of 1944 and remained in service until 1968. The ship was built in three months at the large Permanente Metals Company shipyard in Richmond. On January 10, 1945, it began its maiden voyage to Pearl ......

9781526745330

French Warships in the Age of Steam 1859-1914

Design, Construction, Careers and Fates Author: Roberts, Stephen S. Code: 70101 Price: AU $150.00 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 25/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1859 the French navy was at a high point, having fought alongside the British in the Crimean War and developed a formidable fleet of fast wooden-hulled steam ships of the line. But in that very year the worlds navies had to start over again when French naval architect Dupuy de Lome introduced the ironclad battleship. The French navy then ......

9781472826336

Pacific Carrier War

Carrier Combat from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa Author: Stille, Mark Code: 60614 Price: AU $66.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A detailed and comprehensive study of the carrier formations of the Pacific War, including their origins, development and key battles from the Coral Sea, through Midway and Guadalcanal to the battle of the Philippine Sea. The defining feature of the Pacific Theatre of World War II was the clash of carriers that ultimately decided the fate of ......
9788366673441

The Japanese Cruiser Asama

Super Drawings in 3D Author: Suchaniewicz, Aleksander Code: 70083 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 07/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

"Azuma" was one of the six armored cruisers built under the programme. Four of them were built by the British Armstrong shipyard, but "Azuma" was ordered in France, and its sister vessel, the "Yakumo", in Germany. Both cruisers were to carry British guns, making them compatible with units built in hazy Albion. The contract for the construction ......

9788366673366

The Mas.15

Italian Navy Torpedo-Armed Motorboat Author: Karnas, Darius Code: 70077 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The limited basin of the Adriatic Sea favoured the operation of the light ships and various types of "microorganisms". The Italian naval command at the end of 1914 already drew attention to the combat capabilities of motor torpedo boats. The design of such a unit was presented in November, 1914, by the Italian company Maccia Marchini. The ......

9780367711160

The Future of Sea Power

Author: Grove, Eric Code: 60574 Price: AU $189.00 Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 01/07/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
This book, first published in 1990, presents a fundamental reassessment of maritime strategy. It analyses the lessons of twentieth-century naval warfare and examines in detail the changing face of naval warfare, both in terms of the weapons used and the platforms from which they are launched and controlled. It looks at the evolving uses of the ......
9780754835226

The World Enyclopedia of Cruisers

An illustrated history Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 60588 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 30/05/2021 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2021
A comprehensive country-by-country visual directory of more than 260 of the most significant examples. From the Alabama of the American Civil War to the Royal Navy's Tigers, the author traces cruiser development from ships with muzzle-loading, broadside armament, through casemates and turrets to the age of guided missiles.
9781591146353

Cruisers: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum

The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarships Author: Kazushige Todaka Code: 59874 Price: AU $121.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/11/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......

9781409158523

The Deadly Trade

The Complete History of Submarine Warfare From Archimedes to the Present Author: Ballantyne, Iain Code: 56578 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 752 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 21/03/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Originally a puny craft, derided as being of no worth, the submarine evolved to become an assassin of the deep, capable of sinking mighty battleships and gigantic aircraft carriers. The cast of colourful and courageous characters includes a former monk who created submersible boats to assist the cause of Irtish liberation, a spy who hid ......
9780754834588

World Encyclopedia of Destroyers and Frigates

From Torpedo Boat Destroyers, Corvettes and Escort Vessels Through tothe Modern Ships of the Missile Age Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 55480 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 02/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
new edition: The development of the destroyer from fragile torpedo boat to the torpedo-armed fleet destroyers, with a directory, specification boxes, and 500 archive photographs.
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: 20/12/2018 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
9780752451770

Polaris

The History of the UK's Submarine Force Author: Hall, Keith Code: 55461 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/06/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of the Polaris project, the first submarine-based British nuclear weapons system, and the people behind it
9780750985383

Shipwrecks of the Cunard Line

Author: Warwick, Sam Code: 51749 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A unique book dedicated to documenting the dive-able shipwrecks of the Cunard line
9781782746850

The Bismarck

History, Design, Specifications, Combat Performance Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 55551 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 06/01/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Bismarck is perhaps the most famous battleship of World War II. Much of the Allied fleet was diverted to hunting her down during her breakout into the Atlantic in 1941. The Bismarck is an in-depth examination of this classic ship that represented the pinnacle of the Nazi war machine at sea. The book begins by tracing the regrowth of the German ......
9780552779340

Dead Wake

The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Author: Larson, Erik Code: 51338 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Published date: 31/12/2015 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
On 1st May 1915, the luxury ocean liner Lusitania sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. But the Lusitania's captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemanly terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept civilian ships safe from attack. For this would be the ill-fated Lusitania's final crossing .
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