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Books    
 
100 Years of Royal Navy Submarines
by Jeremy Flack 2002
     
A Century of Submarines
by Peter Lawrence 2001
     
A Century of British Naval Aviation 1909-2009
by David Wragg 2009
     
A to Z of Royal Navy Ships Badges
Volume 1
by Wilkinson etc 1987
     
A to Z of Royal Navy Ships Badges
Volume 2 
by Wilkinson etc  1988
     
Afridi to Nizam
British Fleet Destroyers 1937-43 
by John English 2001
     
Aircraft Carrier Story 1908-1945, The
by Guy Robbins 2001
     
Aircraft Carriers of the World
1914 to the present 
by Roger Chesneau 1984
     
Aircraft Carrying Ships of the Royal Navy 
by Maurice Cocker 2008
     
Anglo-Saxon England
Third Edition 
by Sir Frank Stenton 1971
     
Armada 1588
The Spanish Assault on England
by John Barratt 2005
     
B E F Ships
Before at and after Dunkirk 
by John de S Winser 1999
     
Badges and Battle Honours of HM Ships 
by K V Burns 1986
     
Battle at Sea
3,000 years of Naval Warfare 
by R G Grant 2008
     
Battle Honours of the Royal Navy 
by Ben Warlow 2004
     
Battlecruisers 
by John Roberts 1997
     
Battles and Honours of the Royal Navy 
by David Thomas 1998
     
Battleship
At War Series
by B R Coward 1987
     
Battleships 
by Anthony Preston 1981
     
Battleships & Battlecruisers of the Royal Navy
Since 1861 
by B R Cowan 1986
     
Before the Aircraft Carriers
The Development of Aviation Vessels 
by R D Layman 1989
     
Big Gun Monitors
Design, Construction and operations 1914-1945
by Ian Buxton 1978 and 2008
     
British Aircraft Carrier, The
3rd Edition 
by Paul Beaver 1987
     
British Battleships
1889-1904 
by R A Burt 1988
     
British Battleships
of World War One 
by R A Burt 19886
     
British Battleships
1919-1945 
by R A Burt 1993
     
British Battleships
1860-1950 
by Dr Oska Parkes 1990
     
British Destroyers
From Earliest Days to the Second World War 
by Norman Friedman 2009
     
British Destroyers & Frigates
The Second World War and After 
by Norman Friedman 2006
     
British Escort Ships 
by H T Lenton 1974
     
British Pacific Fleet
The Royal nay's Most Powerful Strike Force
by David Hobbs 2011
     
British Warships & Auxiliaries 1952
by Steve Bush 2011
     
British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603-1714
Design, Construction, Careers and Fates 
by Rif Winfield 2009
     
British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792 
by Rif Winfield 2007
     
British Warships in the Age of Sail 1792-1817 
by Rif Winfield 2005
     
Command of the Ocean
A Naval History of Britain, Volume 2 1649-1815 
by N A M Roger 2004
     
Conquest
The Roman Invasion of Britain 
by John Peddie 2005
     
Cruiser
At War Series 
by Gregory Haines 1978
     
Cruisers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies 
by Douglas Morris 1987
     
Cruisers of World War Two
An International Encyclopedia 
by M J Whitley 1995
     
Destroyer
At War Series 
by Gregory Haines 1982
     
Destroyers for Britain 
by Arnold Hague 1990
     
Destroyers of World War Two
An International Encyclopedia 
by M J Whitley 1988
     
Empire of the Seas
How the Navy forged the Modern World 
by Brian Lavery 2009
     
Falklands 1914
The Pursuit of Admiral Von Spee
by Richard Hough 1969
     
Fleet Air Arm in Focus Part One, The
In Focus Series 
by Cdr D A Hobbs 1990
     
Fleet Air Arm - In Focus
In Focus Series 
by Cdr D A Hobbs 1990
     
Fleet Battle and Blockade
The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 
by Robert Gardiner 1996
     
Fleet Review, Coronation 1953
Queen Elizabeth II 
Crown 1953
     
Fleet Review, Silver Jubilee 1935
King George V 
Crown 1935
     
Fleet review, Silver Jubilee 1977
Queen Elizabeth II 
Crown 1997
     
Fleet Review, Trafalgar 200
International Fleet Review 
Crown 2005
     
Fighting Sail
by Time-Life Books 1978
     
First Destroyers, The 
by David Lyon 1996
     
Handbook of 19th Century Naval Warfare 
by Spencer C Tucker 2000
     
History of the Royal Navy 
by Robert Jackson 1999
     
History of the Royal Navy in the 20th Century 
by Anthony Preston 1987
     
Illustrated History of the Royal Navy 
by John Winton 2001
     
Imperial Roman Naval Forces 
31BC-AD500
by Raffaele D'Amato 2009
     
K Boats
Steam Powered Submarines in World War 1 
by Don Everett 1999
     
Loss of the Bismarck 
by B B Schofield 1972
     
Men of War, The
by Time-Life Books 1978
     
Maritime Britain 
by Richard Hill 2005
     
Naval War of 1812, The 
by Robert Gardiner 1998
     
Obdurate to Daring 
British Fleet Destroyers 1941-45
by John English 2008
     
Operation Neptune
Naval Operations for the Normandy Landings 1944 
by B B Schofield 1974
     
Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy
edited by JR Hill 1995
     
Rebuilding the Royal Navy 
Warship Design since 1945
by Brown & Moore 2003
     
RN Cruisers - In Focus
In Focus Series 
by Lt Cdr Ben Warlow 2003
     
Roman Britain 
by Peter Salway 1981
     
Roman Britain and The Roman Navy
by David J P Mason 2003
     
Roman Invasions of Britain 
by David Grange 2005
     
Roman Invasion of Britain, The 
by Graham Webster 1993
     
Royal Navy Escort Carriers 
by David Hobbs 2003
     
Royal Navy Handbook, The
The Definitive MOD Guide 
Crown 2003
     
Royal Navy - In Focus 1960-69, The
In Focus Series 
1992
     
Royal Navy in Focus in World War II, The
In Focus Series 
by Warlow & Goodman 1994
     
Royal Navy in Focus in World War II Part Two, The 
In Focus Series
by Lt Cdr Ben Warlow  2002
     
Royal Navy Submarines
1901 to the Present 
by Maurice Cocker 2008
     
Safeguard of the Sea
A Naval History of Britain, Volume 1 660-1649 
by N A M Roger 1997
     
Sail & Steam Navy List, The 
All the Ships of the Royal Navy 1815-1889
by Lyon & Winfield 2004
     
Sailing Navy List 
All the Ships of the Royal Navy 1688-1860
by David Lyon 1993
     
Ships of the Royal Navy
Complete record 15th Century to Present 
by J J Colledge 2003
     
Shore Establishments of the Royal Navy 
List of Static Ships and Establishments
by Lt Cdr B Warlow 2000
     
Ship of the Line, The
Volume 1: The Development of the Battlefleet 
by Brian Lavery 1983
     
Ship of the Line, The
Volume 2 
by Brian Lavery 1984
     
Sloops
1926-1946 
by Arnold Hague 1993
     
Submarines
War beneath the Waves - 1776 to Present Day 
by Robert Hutchinson 2001
     
Towns, The
History of 50 destroyers transferred to Britain 
by Arnold Hague 1988
     
Treaty Cruisers
The First International Warship Building Competition
by Leo Marriot 2005
     
Tudor Navy, The
Ships, Men and organisation 1485-1603 
by Arthur Nelson 2001
     
Vikings
The North Atlantic Saga 
by Fitzhugh & Ward 2000
     
World Encyclopedia of Cruisers, The 
by Bernard Ireland 2007
     
       
 
On Line Sources    
Description Web Address
A Century of Royal Navy Submarines iwm.org/online/submarines
Admiralty Ships badges ships-badges.co.uk
Aircraft Carrier Alliance aircraftcarrieralliance.co.uk
Alisdair's Royal Navy Page gillespie.ndo.co.uk/Navy.navindex
Answers answers.com
Armed Forces - Royal navy armedforces.co.uk/navy/listings
Badge Display submariners.co.uk
Badge Navy Royal Ship royal-signals.org.uk/7/badge-navy-royal-ship
battleships-cruisers battleships-cruisers.co.uk/royal
Brazen Royal Navy brazen.demon.co.uk/rn_toc
Cyberheritage cyber-heritage.co.uk
Dunkirk Little Ships for Sale adls.org.uk/dynamo
Fleet Air Arm Museum fleetairarm.com/index2
GlobalSecurity globalsecurity.org
Grey Funnel Line hazegray.org/navhist/rn
HistoryWorld historyworld.net
HMS Coventry D118 hmscoventry.co.uk
Maritime History and Naval Heritage cronab.demon.co.uk/marit
Military History spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk
National maritime Museum nmm.ac.uk
Naval History by William James pbenyon.plus.com/Naval_History
Naval History, Royal Naval Ships and Officers freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com
Naval History naval-history.net
Navies, Warships, World War 1,2, and Falklands naval_history.net
Navy News - Ships of the Royal Navy navynews.co.uk/ships/index
Portsmouth News thenews.co.uk
RN and RM Reference Site 212.24.85.85
RN Photos navyphotos.co.uk
RN Submariners submariners.co.uk
Roman Britain Organisation roman-britain.org
Royal Naval Museum royalnavalmuseum.org
Royal Navy and Royal Marines Reference rnreference.mod.uk
Royal Navy Postwar btinternet.com~warship/welcome
Royal Navy Submarine Museum rnsubmus.co.uk/general/intro
Sea Your History seayourhistory.org.uk
Shipping Company Fleet Lists theshiplist.com
Ships at the Battle of Dunkirk doverpages.co.uk/albums/dunkirk
Ships of the Old Navy cronab.demon.co.uk
Submarine Heritage Centre submarineheritage.com
The British Library bl.uk
The National Archives nationalarchives.gov.uk/militaryhistory
The Royal Navy royal-navy.mod.uk
Triang Ships triangminicships.com/modern_edition/rn
UKDS 2002 Section1 dasa.mod.uk/naystats/stats/ukds/2002
Warships on the Web web-ukonline.co.uk/aj.cashmore/index
Wikipedia wikipedia.org
World Ship Society worldshipsociety.org
World War Two Ships ww2ships.com
   
 
Note : Online sources are not complete - listed are only those since about 2008.
This page last edited - 22 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.