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  • Celebrating the First Decade 2010 – 2019 by Richard Kirkman & Richard Bastow Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) celebrates a decade of operations this year, growing from a fleet of two ships in 2010, to become acknowledged as the UK’s leading independent cruise line with a choice of six small to medium-sized vessels and further expansion planned. CMV pride themselves...
    £21.50
  • When war broke out in August 1914, France had only two dreadnoughts in service, with a second pair running trials. The main body of the elite Arm e Navale was made up of the eleven battleships of the Patrie and Danton classes, both of which were intermediate designs with two main gun calibres. Older ships included survivors of the notorious...
    £50.00
  • A History by Simon Wenham Hobbs of Henley is not only one of the best-known businesses in Henley-on- Thames it also boasts one of the most exclusive and recognisable fleets of boats playing the river today. Simon Wenham’s illustrated history, written to mark the firms 150th anniversary, shows how this now prominent business grew from a riverside pub in the...
    £18.50
  • Purchase our Sea Breezes binder to store your magazines.
    £12.99
  • The Life, Last Voyage and Wreck of Titanic’s Tragic Twin by Simon Mills Launched in 1914, two years after the ill-fated voyage of her sister ship, RMS Titanic, the Britannic was intended to be superior to her tragic twin in every way. But war intervened and in 1915, she was requisitioned as a hospital ship. Just one year later, while...
    £30.00
  • U-Boat Ace Hans Rose by Markus F Robinson & Gertrude J Robinson Hans Rose was one of Germany’s most successful WWI U-boat aces, and its most successful ace during the convoy period when attacks by U-boats were most difficult and dangerous. This meticulously researched, carefully documented and lively biography examines German WWI submarine operations through the eyes of Hans Rose,...
    £25.00
  • And the World of Lieutenant W P Lucy DSO RN by David Hobbs Among all the celebrations of the RAF’s centenary, it was largely forgotten that the establishment of an independent air force came at a cost - and it was the Royal Navy that paid the price. In 1918, it had been pre-eminent in the technology and tactics of...
    £40.00
  • British Destroyers and Frigates
    The Second World War and After by Norman Friedman Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different Tribal class destroyers of 1936. It deals with the development of all the modern destroyer classes that fought the war, looks at the emergency...
    £30.00
  • In Two World Wars by Norman Friedman Although the Royal Navy did not invent the submarine, Norman Friedman’s new book demonstrates how innovative the service was, to an extent which few will recognise. Its submarines performed well in combat in both World Wars, and often in unheralded ways. Few will be aware that in 1914, Britain had the largest submarine...
    £55.00
  • Brunel’s Great Western Steamship by Helen Doe The Great Western is the least known of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s three ships, being overshadowed by the later careers of the Great Britain and the Great Eastern. However, the Great Western was the first great success, confounding the critics to be the fastest ship to steam continuously across the Atlantic. By 1826, steam...
    £13.50
  • The Great British Merchant Navy This, one of the best and important DVDs Snowbow have ever produced, is 75 mins of fascinating viewing. It takes the viewer back to the early 20th century, to tell the story of our, once great, shipping industry and Merchant Navy, when they were the biggest and best in the whole world. The majority of...
    £18.95
  • by Conrad Waters Now moving into its second decade, The Seaforth World Naval Review 2020 provides an affordable yet authoritative summary of global naval developments over the past twelve months. Regional surveys of fleet evolution and procurement by editor Conrad Waters are supplemented by in-depth articles from a range of subject experts focusing on significant new warships, technological advances and...
    £40.00
  • Knight’s Cross Holders 1939 – 1945 by Jeremy Dixon The Knight’s Cross (Ritterkruez) was one of the highest decorations given for extreme acts of valour to all ranks of the German armed forces during the Second World War. Few awards captured the respect and admiration of the German public as the Knight’s Cross – it was the greatest honour one...
    £30.00
  • 1913 – 1975 by Nick Robins Although there have been a number of fleet lists published for Coast Lines Limited in recent years, an accurate account of the company’s activities has not previously been recorded. The history of Coast Lines is complicated by its evolving relationship with its owners until the mid-1930s, and with its various subsidiary companies throughout its...
    £20.00
  • From Mutiny to Scapa Flow by Nicholas Jellicoe On 21 June 1919, the ships of the German High Seas Fleet – interned at Scapa Flow since the Armistice – began to founder taking their British custodians completely by surprise. In breach of agreed terms, the fleet dramatically scuttled itself in a well-planned operation that consigned nearly half a million tons...
    £30.00
  • The Man Who Discovered Antarctica
    Captain Cook claimed the honour of being the first man to sail into the Antarctic Ocean in 1773, which he then circumnavigated the following year. Cook, though, did not see any land, and he declared that there was no such thing as the Southern Continent. Fifty years later, an Irishman who had been impressed into the Royal Navy at the...
    £28.50
  • Sixty Years of Paddle Steamer Preservation
    The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society was founded in 1959 at a time when this familiar and much-loved class of ship was in steep decline and faced possible extinction. Now, 60 years on, this fascinating book records the previously untold history of one of Britain’s oldest and most successful maritime preservation societies; one which has succeeded in saving not one but...
    £25.00
  • South Wales Tugs
    Tugs are workhorses of the maritime world. Their main work is shiphandling, but they have many other roles too. They are popular with enthusiasts and with the general public. In this book, the author takes a close look at tugs in the South Wales ports of Swansea, Port Talbot, Barry, Cardiff and Newport. He follows the changes as tug ownership...
    £10.95
  • LEITH-BUILT SHIPS
    This well researched book is a testimony to the skill of the men who built the ships and to the many men and women who may have sailed or served on them. This history is brought together in vol 1 of a three-volume series about the almost-forgotten part that Leith played in our great maritime heritage and is the culmination...
    £20.49
  • United States Navy Submarines 1900-2019 (Images of War)
    In 1900 the US Navy took into its first submarine, the Holland VI, into service. With a single torpedo tube, it had a crew of six, weighed 82 tons and travelled submerged at 6.2mph at a depth of up to 75 feet. Contrast this to the 18 Ohio Class nuclearpowered submarines which entered service in 1981. Weighing 21,000 tons with...
    £20.50
  • Sea Breezes - Kinnaird Head Lighthouse
    KINNAIRD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE by Michael A W Strachan An Illustrated History The Kinnaird Head Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on Kinnaird Head, in Fraserburgh, Scotland and is the only lighthouse in the world to be built into a castle. The original light was established by Thomas Smith in 1787 and was the most powerful light of its time. The...
    £18.50
  • Sea Breezes - From Scapa to Jutland
    Product Description: FROM SCAPA TO JUTLAND by John Allison The Story of HMS “Caroline” at War From 1914-1917 Amid the twists and turns of her survival to this day, the story of the light cruiser HMS Caroline spans a century and more. This book focuses on her early career, the role she played as just one of many components making...
    £16.50
  • Sea Breezes - Britains Last Paddle Steamers and the People Who Saved Them
    BRITAIN’S LAST PADDLE STEAMERS & THE PEOPLE WHO SAVED THEM Written & Produced by David Ellery Marking 60 Years of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society A brand new broadcast quality documentary film on DVD looking at the huge achievements of the PSPS since its formation and the challenges faced along the way. Featuring previously unseen archive footage from the PSPS...
    £14.95
  • Sea Breezes - Sealink British Ferries
    SEALINK BRITISH FERRIES by Ian Collard Sealink’s antecedents go back to the packet boats of the days before steam. The invention of the steam engine greatly assisted the development of the railways and led to the growth of the packet boats. The private railway companies recognised the need for an integrated transport system which included operating services across the sea...
    £18.50