Andrew and the Onions : The Story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda, 1795-1975. Second Edition in dustjacket..


STRANACK, Ian, Lt. Cdr., FIL, MIBM, Royal Navy (Rtd.). The Andrew and the Onions : The Story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda, 1795-1975. Second Edition. Bermuda : Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Old Royal Navy Dockyard, (1990). "Printed in Canada by University of Toronto Press". Pp. (16),[1]-167,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, silver sailboat design to front. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.189. The story of the British presence in their onlymain port between Halifax and the West Indies (after the loss of the Ameri can colonies). Foreword to the First Edition by Sir Gilbert Cooper; Foreword to the Second Edition by Jack Arnell. Contents: 1. The Development of Bermuda as a Naval Base; 2. Navigational Aids and Approaches; 3. The Dockyard Defences ; 4. Dockyard Facilities ; 5. Residences ; 6. Other Naval Facilities ; 7. Naval Recreational Facilities ; 8. HMS Malabar ; 9. Hulks ; 10. Other RN Ships Connected to Bermuda ; 11. The Tragic Loss of HMS Valerian ; 12. Other Navies Based at Bermuda. Appendices: 1. A Pictorial Depiction of Naval Property, 1795-1975; 2. Chronological Synopsis of History of the Royal Navy at Bermuda; 3. Officers on Station : A. List of Commanders-in-Chief 1767-1956; B. List of Senior Naval Officers, West Indies, 1956-1975; C. List of Superintendents, Commissioners, and Captains-in-Charge, Bermuda, 1795-1951; D. List of Resident Naval Officers, Bermuda, 1951-1975; E. Officers in Charge of Departments, HM Dockyard, Bermuda, 1795-1951. With General Index and Index of Ships. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Andrew and the Onions : The Story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda, 1795-1975. Second Edition in dustjacket..

Author Name: STRANACK, Ian, Lt. Cdr. COOPER, Gilebrt, Sir (foreword) ARNELL, Jack (preface)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Old Royal Navy Dockyard, Bermuda, 1990, ISBN:0921560036:

Seller ID: 54652

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL BASES COLONIAL HISTORY BERMUDA WARSHIPS BRITISH NAVY,