Spring 2015 - Vol 60 # 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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Voyage of The Slave Ship: J.M.W. Turner’s Masterpiece in Historical Context

By Stephen J. May

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2014

6” x 9”, softcover, vii + 206 pages

Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00

ISBN: 9780786479894


The Ship that Held Up Wall Street

By Warren C. Riess with Sheli O. Smith

College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2014

8-3/4” x 11-1/4”, hardcover, 112 pages

Illustrations, diagrams, sketch maps, notes, glossary, index. $29.00

ISBN: 9781623491888


The Gathering Storm: The Naval War in Northern Europe, September 1939-April 1940

By Geirr H. Haarr

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2013

6-1/4” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, x + 550 pages

Photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $52.95

ISBN: 9781591143314



The US Navy and the War in Europe

By Robert S. Stern

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012

6-1/4” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xiv + 306 pages

Photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $55.95

ISBN: 9781591148968


The Ships of Scapa Flow

By Campbell McCutcheon

Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2013

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, softcover, 96 pages

Extensive photographs. $22.95

ISBN: 9781445633862

Distributed in the United States by Casemate Publishers, Havertown, Pennsylvania


Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972

By John R. Carroll

Doral Center: Rosenberg Publishing, 2013

8-1/4” x 11-1/4”, softcover, 216 pages

Photographs, diagrams, maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95

ISBN: 9781922013491

Distributed in the United States by International Specialized Book Services, Portland, Oregon


East Anglia and its North Sea World in the Middle Ages

Edited by David Bates and Robert Liddiard

Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2013

7” x 10”, hardcover, xi + 349 pages

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

ISBN: 9781843838463


Strategy and War Planning in the British Navy, 1887-1918

By Shawn T. Grimes

Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2012

6-1/4” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xiv + 263 pages

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

ISBN: 9781843836988