Author:HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil


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They Called It Accident. First Edition in dustjacket


Price: $80.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 33001

HAMPSHIRE, A Cecil. They Called It Accident. London : William Kimber, (1961). First Edition. Pp 208. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. An examination of the mysterious explosion of HMS Natal at Cromarty Firth on December 30, 1915; and of its possible connection to the loss of the battleship Bulwark in 1914, and that of the Vanguard in 1917. Based on the findings of official investigations, and on interviews with survivors. Penned name and address, else very good in nicked dustjacket (surface tear to rear panel). 80.00 View more info

Royal Sailors. First Edition in dustjacket


Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London , 1971, ISBN:0718302125:

Seller ID: 23292

HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil. Royal Sailors. London : William Kimber, (1971). First Printing. Pp (12),13-224 + 16 pages of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. "By proud tradition members of Britain's royal family serve for a period in the Royal Navy; by his entry into Dartmouth the Prince of Wales follows in the steps of royal sailors over the centuries who have made their mark in the senior service not "because of their royal status but in spite of it. j. No less than three of the sons of the 'sailor king',King George V, trained to become naval ornceis, a tradition carried ... View more info

Undercover Sailors: Secret Operations of World War II


Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1981,:

Seller ID: 83149

HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil. Undercover Sailors : Secret Operations of World War IILondon: William Kimber, (1981). First Edition. Pp (8).[9]-208 + 8 pagses o f photographs. 8vo, blue cloth. "The Second World War spawned a surprising number of 'special units', each trained, equipped and prepared for some particular offensive operation or series of operations. They included commandos, long range penetration forces, desert groups and a variety of cloak and dagger parties, most of them conveyed about their clandestine exploits by sea. [...] Among [the groups in this volume are] the Raiding Forces Aege... View more info

On Hazardous Service

By: HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1974, ISBN:0718302532:

Seller ID: 94849

HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil. On Hazardous Service. London : William Kimber, (1974).First Edition. Pp [1]-256,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, g ilt lettering to spine. "Often the most dangerous missions in World War Twowere carried out by small bands of ships and men dedicated to their task, but some of whom, because of their speciality, have escaped recognition by Naval Historians. A. Cecil Hampshire has carried out detailed research and here describes the gripping histories of Operation Bridford in which motor gun boats made night runs for essential RAF supplies to Sweden through o... View more info