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..
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..
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..
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...
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..
The Adventures of a Lady Traveller During the 1850s
A young French girl’s adventures in the age of Victoria
The adventures of Parisian young lady, Fanny Loviot and her eldest sister began in the Spring of 1852 when they boarded the small French scho..
Reminiscences of a Sailor of the Royal Navy During the Victorian Era
A sailor of the Queen aboard HMS Swallow in the 1870s
The mid-Victorian period saw the Queen-Empress' domains growing in number, stability and strength all over the globe. The days of sail were all..
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..
The Royal Navy, Rajah Brooke and the Malay Pirates & Dyak Head-Hunters 1843—Two Volumes in 1 Special Edition
Naval adventure in the Far East during the 1840s
This book is a highly regarded classic of naval history. Its author was the captain of the ship, HMS Dido, which is central to the events recounted ..
W. H. G. Kingston
The Royal Navy During Queen Victoria’s Reign 1839-1901
Vignettes from many engagements of the Victorian Royal Navy
For many, the great age of sail, typified by Nelson and his Royal Navy was the finest hour of British sea power. In its struggle with Nap..
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..
C. R. N. Burne
With the Guns of H. M. S. Terrible & H. M. S. Tartar during the Boer War 1899-1900
With the big guns of the Royal Navy in South Africa
During the history of warfare—particularly during the nineteenth century—there has been the need to employ naval brigades for duty on land fighti..