COLLEDGE, J. J.
Title: Ships of the Royal Navy : An Historical Index: Volume I Major Ships (excluding Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs, etc.)
Publisher:  David & Charles, 1969,
Seller ID: 54385
COLLEDGE, J. J. Ships of the Royal Navy : An Historical Index: Volume I Major Ships (excluding Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs, etc.). Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1969). First Edition. Pp 624. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. "The two volumes of this work give the basic details of some 24,000 ships which have served in the Royal Navy since "King's Ships" were first recorded. Navies of India and the Commonwealth are also listed, and notes on building yards, early ship types and classes, and ship armament are included. The whole forms a massive and comprehensive record of British naval history. Volume 1 covers about 13,000 ships, the Navy's principal vessels, mostly Navy-built, with their dimensions, builders, dates and fates." -from the dust jacket. Lightly cocked, good solid copy in worn, clipped, chipped and tape-repaired dj. 90.00