a nice war-time publication on the work of the Royal Navy’s minesweepers, prepared for the Admiralty by the Ministry of Information.
by K.V. Burns
Maritime Books, 1984.
large format 126 page illustrated softback.
by A.C. Hardy
A & C Black, 1935.
sepia photos of 1930’s British warships, with descriptive text.
by Haythornthwaite & Younghusband
the uniforms and insignia of Nelson’s Navy.
by Capt. T.D. Manning
a useful history of the development of the destroyer in the Royal Navy.
by Alan McGowan
MacDonald & Jane’s, 1977.
a fine photographic record of life on board the world’s warships from the mid 19th century to the 1970’s. over 200 photos.
by David I. Moore
a useful little 32 page illustrated reference guide to the German sea raiders operating in world war 2.
compiled for the author’s own use, and not published.
by Comm.Randolph Pears
not in the ‘Parkes’ class, but a useful history.
by Jack Sweetman
Naval Institute Press, 1984.
a very useful and detailed chronology of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, from 1775 to the late 20th century.