by Max Adams
Head of Zeus, 2015.
an intimate portrait of a forgotten British naval hero and a thrilling portrait of the glory years in the age of sail.
by Henry Leach
Leo Cooper, 1993
from cadet in 1937 to Admiral of the Fleet in 1982, and later First Sea Lord.
by David Wragg
The History Press, 2009.
Admiral ‘Jackie’ Fisher’s life and work, his ambitions and plans, his relationships with those around him, and the legacy he bequeathed to the Royal Navy
royal navy, admiral, biography, victorian
Wills, Matthew B.Spellmount, 2011
the authorised biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin
a remarkable naval career spanning four decades, and culminating in his role as Chief of Defence Staff during the Falklands conflict
Mahan, Capt. A.T.Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1899
Ross, Sir John
London, Richard Bentley, 1838
Jonathan Cape and The Bodley Head, 2004 & 2012.
a massive two volume set providing the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched account of Nelson’s life and naval career
by Ernle Bradford
MacMillan. London, 1977.
a good, readable biography