Summer 2014 - Vol 59 # 2 

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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The British Navy, Economy and Society in the Seven Years War

By Christian Buchet

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xiii + 302 pages

Tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $115.00

ISBN: 9781843838012


Captain Bulloch: The Life of James Dunworthy Bulloch, Naval Agent of the Confederacy

By Stephen Chapin Kinnaman

Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, 2013

6-1/2” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, xv + 562 pages

Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00

ISBN: 9781957518225 


The Fight for the Yazoo, August 1862-July 1864: Swamps, Forts and Fleets on Vicksburg’s Northern Flank

By Myron J. Smith, Jr.

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2012

7” x 10”, softcover, 452 pages

Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $52.25

ISBN: 9780786462810 

Hunting the Essex: A Journal of the Voyage of HMS Phoebe 1813-1814

By Midshipman Allen Gardiner

Edited by John S. Rieke

Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2013

4-3/4” x 7”, hardcover, viii + 152 pages

Illustrations, map, appendix, notes,bibliography. $29.95

ISBN: 9781848321748  


Mit Kurs auf Charleston, S.C.: Kapitän Heinrich Wieting und die deutsche Auswanderung nach South Carolina im 19. Jahrhundert

By Andrea Mehrländer

Bremen: Verlag H.M. Hauschild GmbH, 2011

7” x 9”, two hardcover volumes in slipcase, 368 + 288 pages

Illustrations, map, tables, notes bibliography, index. €68.00

ISBN: 9783897575172


Nelson : Navy & Nation: The Royal Navy & the British People, 1688-1815

Edited by Quinton Colville and James Davey

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2013

7-3/4” x 10”, hardcover, 240 pages

Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. 

37.95

ISBN: 9781591146032 

Oceans Odyssey 3: The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

Edited by Greg Stemm and Sean Kingsley

Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013

8-3/4” x 11-1/4”, hardcover xxv + 190 pages

Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliographies. $39.95

ISBN: 9781782971481 


The Transformation of British Naval Strategy: Seapower and Supply in Northern Europe, 1808-1812

By James Davey

Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2012

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, ix + 237 pages

Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. $99.00

ISBN: 9781843837480