Fall 2013 - Vol 58 # 3 

Book Reviews from the Nautical Research Guild - 

The NRG has many new book reviews on naval and maritime history and ship modelling. They contain valuable information for researchers and modelers. So many more than the Journal’s review pages can accommodate... To improve the Journal’s service to its readers, additional book reviews are presented here for all maritime and ship modeling enthusiasts.  


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Able Seamen: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy 1850-1939

By Brian Lavery

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, 352 pages

Reviewed by Donald S. Parkerson, East Carolina University


All Hands: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy Since 1939 to the Present Day

By Brian Lavery

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, 328 pages

Reviewed by Donald S. Parkerson, East Carolina University


Athenia Torpedoed: The U-Boat Attack That Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic

By Francis M. Carroll

6-1/4” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xii + 218 pages

Reviewed by Rodney Carlisle, Rutgers University

German Capital Ships of the Second World War

By Siegfried Breyer and Miroslaw Skwiot

10” x 11-1/2”, hardcover, 432 pages

Reviewed by Mark Myers, New Bern, North Carolina


Intrepid Sailors: The Legacy of Preble’s Boys and the Tripoli Campaign

By Chipp Reid

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, xii + 294 pages

Reviewed by Mark Lardas, League City, Texas 


The Many Aspects of Ship Modeling: Western Ship Model Exhibition & Conference 2011

By Donald Dressel

11” x 8-3/8”, softcover, x + 118 pages

Reviewed by David Evans, Aurora, Colorado

Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the British Navy, 1771-1831

By S.A. Cavell

6-1/4” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, x + 245 pages

Reviewed by Ashley Goethe, University of West Florida


On The Account: Piracy and the Americas, 1766-1835

By Joseph Gibbs

6-3/4” x 9-3/4”, softcover, xii + 249 pages. $49.95

Reviewed by James R. Wils, Winterville, North Carolina