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    Steve Bush(Author)

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This revised and updated guide to the ships, aircraft, and weapons of the Royal Navy fleet is now expanded to include Royal Marine Craft and Border Agency vessels. The book starts with a "no-holds-barred" review of the current state of the Royal Navy followed by sections detailing the fleets of the Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and the support vessels operated under contract. Also included are the vessels of the Royal Marines, Army, and the Border Force. Featuring color imagery for each ship class, this volume also offers silhouettes, class listings, pennant numbers, technical specifications, brief notes. The book concludes with a listing of ships preserved within the United Kingdom and operating in a secondary role after decommissioning, as well as a summary of vessels which have been scrapped since publication of the previous edition.

NOTE:WorldWide Copyright 2016

Crown Copyright 2015

Steve Bush served in the Royal Navy from 1978-2000. Following his retirement, he joined Maritime Books, editing their in-house publications. He became the editor of Warship World magazine in 2003. He currently lives in the United Kingdom.

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  • PDF | 120 pages
  • Steve Bush(Author)
  • Maritime Books (14 Dec. 2015)
  • English
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  • By Sophocles on 14 May 2017

    My sister and I are 'ship-watchers' (we live near The Solent). Needed something to help us identify the naval ships that we see. This includes silhouettes, which we were looking for, albeit that they are a tad smaller than we would have liked (our eyesight isn't as good as it was). But all-in-all, a very useful book and small enough to carry around.

  • By A Person on 26 April 2017

    This is a nice little book, but it could easily have more information in it. It lacks endurance (range) of vessels and cargo/carrying capacities, especially the auxillaries that carry supplies for the RN.It's a nice compact collection of todays RN, but you can get more information from reliable sources online if you are interested in a specific ship.

  • By Richard on 2 March 2017

    VERY GOOD book to read about the UK navy and shows how bad it is being let down by the UK Gov !

  • By Hotspur on 26 August 2017

    Small but perfectly formed...but then that's the Royal Navy today (unfortunately).

  • By Joules on 5 August 2017

    Seems quite informative. Love the pictures.

  • By Jamie r on 18 July 2017

    Just what i was looking for.

  • By Guest on 7 August 2017

    a very good read


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