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The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War Volume II, 1942–1943

Vol 165 (2018), Ben Jones

This is the second of three volumes covering the transformation of the Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War. As the subtitle of this volume ‘The Fleet Air Arm in Transition’ suggests, the years 1942-1943 marked a stepping stone between the small pre-war cadre operating from a small number of carriers to a naval… Read Abstract »

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The Naval Miscellany, Volume VIII

The contents of this, the eighth of the Navy Records Society’s Miscellany series, chronicles the activities and adventures of the Royal Navy, its officials, its officers and its men – both in British employment and out of it – over a period of some six hundred years. Ranging from the reign of Edward III to… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: Sir Henry Keppel’s Account, Capture of Bomarsund August 1854

Vol 125 (1984), Andrew Lambert

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: The Letters of Midshipman E.A. Noel, 1818-1822

Vol 125 (1984), Eric Poole

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: Letters of Captain George Miller Mundy 1797-1809

Vol 125.8 (1984), P. K. Crimmin

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume V: Selections from the Phinn Committee of Inquiry of October-November 1855 into the State of the Office of Secretary to the Admiralty

Vol 125 (1984 ), C. I. Hamilton

This edition contains documents from the seventeenth century to the Second World War. There is additional material to complement NRS Volume 116 from the Commission of Enquiry in 1608, an account of the Earl of Warwick’s voyage to the Mediterranean in 1627 and documents relating to the management of the Royal Dockyards between 1672 and… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VI: The Journal of Louis Parsons, 1882-1901

Vol 146 (2004 ), Oliver Walton

Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS Aurora’s… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VI: The Letters of Captain Francis Starkie Clayton on the Australia Station, 1885-8

Vol 146 (2004 ), Mary Jones

Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS Aurora’s… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Journal of Lieutenant George Bedford, 1835-36: Surveying on the West Coast of Africa

Vol 153 (2008), Matthew Sheldon

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Journal of Lieutenant Charles Knowles in the River Niger, 1864

Vol 153 (2008), Robert Wilson

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: The Diary of Signal Bosun Henry Eason: The Naval Brigade in the Zulu War, 1879

Vol 153 (2008), Paul Quinn

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: Congreve’s Rockets 1805-1806

Vol 92 (1952), C. Lloyd

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »