being a record of the voyagings and deeds of His Majesty’s Ship “Orion” on the America and West Indies Station 1939-1939
196 pages. illustrated with photos.
good clean condition hardback in the original binding. binding a little dull and rubbed. hinges. stitching just weakening slightly, but all perfectly firm.
a scarce account of the 1937-39 commission of the Leander class light cruiser HMS ‘Orion’.
Immediately after this commission she went on to enjoy a notable role during world war two, receiving thirteen battle honours, a record only bettered by HMS Warspite.