Arthur Lloyd & Kichitaro Togo
The story of Japan’s premier naval commander and his greatest victory
Togo Heihachiro was a gensui (admiral) of the fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy in the early years of the 20th century. He is..
Charles C. Dix
A riveting account of the Royal Naval Brigade in Action
Most accounts of the Boxer rebellion in China during 1900 inevitably focus upon the siege of the diplomatic legations in Peking and their sub..
Seven Remarkable Accounts of Female Sailors Who Served and Fought Disguised as Men
Accounts of seven intrepid women sailors of the Age of Sail
There are several notable instances and written accounts of women who have disguised themselves as men and joined the armies of their tim..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The second volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment ..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The first volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment o..
George Crowe & Fred T. Jane
A Cruiser & Her Campaigns During the Boer War and Boxer Rebellion—The Commission of H. M. S. “Terrible” 1898-1902 by George Crowe & The White Era by Fred T. Jane
The Naval Brigade of the cruiser H. M. S Terrible in the Victorian age
The battles of the Nile and Trafalgar in the opening years of the 19th century demonstrated that the Royal Navy was an unbeata..
Daniel Drayton, Harriet Beecher Stowe & John H. Paynter
Three Accounts of the Largest Recorded Escape Attempt by Slaves in the United States of America
Personal Memoir of Daniel Drayton
by Daniel Drayton
Extract from) The Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Fugitives of the Pearl
by John H. Paynter
The Greatest Escape of A..
E. A. Williams & Edmund Hope Verney
Two Accounts of the Brigades of H. M. S. Pearl & H. M. S. Shannon
The Cruise of the Pearl
by E. A. Williams
The Shannon’s Brigade in India
by Edmund Hope Verney
The sailors and guns of the Royal Navy in India
The activities of the Royal Navy’s brigade..
James Russell Soley
The Early Exploits of the United States Navy 1775-1846
The United States Navy in the age of sail
This book bears its original title which might be misleading as to the entire content. While over 60% of this interesting collection of naval accounts cont..
Islamic Pirates of the Mediterranean 1504-1881
When the blue Mediterranean turned blood red
Powers that rise must fall—it is the way of things and is true of all, from the smallest realms to the mightiest of empires. There is no place on earth ..
The Battle From the Perspective of the French & Spanish Navies and Their Sailors
The men and ships who fought Nelson
Avid readers and students of the Napoleonic Wars are often disappointed at the paucity of information translated into English on the subject of French forces. Th..
Edward J. Reed, Edward Simpson & J. D. Jerrold Kelley
The Development of Warships by the Navies of the World During the Later 19th Century
The dawn of the modern warship
This interesting, illustrated work concerns the considerable variety of ships of war that were designed and launched during the latter part of the nineteenth century...
The Exploits of Officers & Men of the Royal Navy
Accounts of the ‘Hearts of Oak’
As the European age of empires developed it was inevitable that, as an island state, Britain would develop as a nation of sailors and that in consequence its need for ..
Thomas T. Jeans
The Campaigns of the Royal Navy During the Anglo-Boer War
The story of the Royal Navy at war with the Boers
As students of the history of Royal Navy will appreciate, there were no major sea battles fought by the British in over a century between the Battl..
Henry F. Norbury
Sailors and Assegais
During the long years of Queen Victoria’s reign there was little or no opportunity for the Royal Navy to reprise the role it had played in the great days of the age of sail and..