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..
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..
Alfred H. Miles
Accounts of Naval Warfare from Damme 1213 to Trafalgar 1805
The exploits of the world’s greatest sea power from its beginnings to its triumphs
This book, originally entitled, ‘Fifty-Two Stories of the British Navy from Damme to Trafalgar,’ is an excellent ‘..
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 ..
E. Hamilton Currey
Moslem Corsairs of the Sixteenth Century 1492-1580
Sword against scimitar at sea
The expulsion of the Moors from Iberia following the victory of the Catholic monarchs King Ferdinand of Castile and Queen Isabella of Aragon in 1492 heralded a new age..
E. Keble Chatterton
The Story of the Merchants of the Seas and Oceans
The story of sail and trade
Man is a creature on the land occupying a world covered principally by water. Whilst he could move himself and his trade goods by foot, beast and wheel, he realised mill..
Willis J. Abbot
The Development of Aircraft and Submarines for Aerial and Undersea Warfare to the End of the First World War
War from the air—war from beneath the waves
For thousands of years warfare had been the business of armies of foot and horse soldiers whilst the seas and oceans were contested by the collision of n..
John Richard Hale
A Thousand Years of Naval Conflict—Salamis to Tsu-Shima 480 BC - 1905
A substantial examination of war at sea through the ages
On a planet covered with water it is inevitable that the oceans and seas would become great highways of transport and trade and great battle..
A. T. Mahan
Great Captains of the Royal Navy During the Age of Sail
The Careers of Six Famous Royal Navy officers
The age of sail—particularly as it related to the Royal Navy—has, perhaps been justifiably, dominated by the great Nelson. His victory at Trafalgar mea..
A. T. Mahan
A History of the Maritime Conflict—Volume 1
A great sea war between Britain and the United States of America
The focus of most of the Western world was upon the great wars between Revolutionary France and latterly the First Empire of the Emp..
A. T. Mahan
A History of the Maritime Conflict—Volume 2
The second volume about the sea war between the old and new world
The focus of most of the Western world was upon the great wars between Revolutionary France and latterly the First Empire of the Em..
The Royal Navy's Disasters at Sea 1793-1849
Those in peril on the waves
Few purchasers of this book will find themselves disappointed by its contents. It concerns naval disasters and, appalling as many of them are, they make compulsive readi..