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
Committee on Naval Affairs – Report to the Senate
The Committee on Naval Affairs having had under consideration the organization of the naval establishment of the United States, and the Navy Department, report:….
by Mr. Stockton
contains valuable source material on the organisation of the U.S. Navy in the mid-19th century, including the numbers and grades of commissioned officers, their pay, terms of service, etc.
Report from the Secretary of the Navy
showing the strength of the navy, and the expenses thereof, during the years 1822, ’23, ’24, ’39, ’40, and ’41
Navy Department, 1842.
useful source material on the early American navy, with details of the ships in the navy in each year, numbers of each rank of officers and men, etc.
War on the Sea, strategy and tactics – basic principles
by Gabriel Darrieus
United States Naval Institute, 1908.
an interesting work written by a Captain in the French navy, being a study of naval tactics both historically and in the early 20th centuries, with specific chapters on the Spanish- American war and the Russo-Japanese war