Naval Strategy and Tactics at the Time of Trafalgar
by Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge
The Ships of the Royal Navy as they existed at the time of Trafalgar
by Sir Philip Watts
two papers plus the discussions on them, read to the Institution of Naval Architects
Great Edwardian Naval Feud
Beresford’s vendetta against ‘Jackie’ Fisher
by Richard Freeman
Pen & Sword, 2009.
a superbly researched work that describes a saga of intense political, military and personal drama that scandalised the Establishment and the Royal Navy in the early years of the 20th century
Jane’s Fighting Ships 1905-6 [David & Charles reprint]
edited by Fred T.Jane
David & Charles, 1970.
Navy (Dockyard Expense Accounts), 1904-1905
balance sheet and accounts of shipbuilding and dockyard transactions, etc., and dockyard manufactures, for the financial year 1904-1905;
together with the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General thereon
London, HMSO, 1906.
valuable source material on the state of the Royal Navy in the early 20th century, including details of ships under construction, repairs and refits, etc., etc.
Navy, Appropriation Account, 1895-96
appropriation account of the sums granted by Parliament for Navy Services for the year ended 31st March 1896……
London, HMSO, 1897.
valuable and extensive source material on Royal Navy finances at the end of the 19th century.
we also have 1914-15 and 1915-16 available