This comprehensive and well-organized work details virtually every vessel that served Australia at sea from the 1850s to 1973. Each entry includes a description, brief history, little-known facts not available elsewhere and, in almost all cases, a photograph or illustration.
This book consists of two parts: 1) A historical overview from early colonial times up to and including the 1970s. 2) Provides statistical, technical data and historical notes for every warship used in the defense of Australia.
This book covers the 19 major warships that have served with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). It provides technical data and a brief service history for each ship, with listings of commanding officers and flag officers. Battle honours and the badge for each ship are also included.
Four books for the periods 1860-1905, 1906-21, 1922-46 and 1947-95 covering all major warships. Organized by nation, type and class, it includes basic technical data, a design history and career summary for each ship. Profusely illustrated with photos and scale drawings.
Covers those warships which existed during WW2 and includes the full specifications of each vessel, its machinery and armament. Nearly all entries have a detailed profile and deck view of each class of ship with all parts numbered and named and at least one photograph.
New, revised edition of Vol.1, the complete record of all fighting ships of the British Royal Navy from the 15th century to the present. Brief records of ships' dimensions, tonnage, armaments, how acquired and disposed. Trawlers, tugs, etc not included.