by Ken DImbleby.
William Kimber, 1984.
231 pages. illustrated with photos. ISBN 071830523X .
very good condition hardback in a slightly creased and edge torn dust-jacket.
the remarkable story of the British cruiser, responsible for the sinking of the German raider “Pinguin”, and sunk by Japanese dive bombers at Easter 1942. unique copy with presentation inscription in fine calligraphy from the HMS Cornwall Association to Sir Robert Easton, Managing Director of Yarrow Shipbuilders, on the occasion of the launch of the Type 22 frigate HMS ‘Cornwall’ in October 1985