Fall 2015 - Vol 60 # 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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Seaworthy Timber: The Life & Times of New England Sea Captain Aaron H. Wood

By Michael C. Dooling

Carrollton Press, 2014

6” x 9”, softcover, 193 pages

Illustrations, references, notes. $21.95

ISBN: 9780962742493


The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy’s Greatest Victory

Edited by Thomas C. Hone

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2013

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, xx + 360 pages

Photographs, maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $38.95

ISBN: 9781612511269


Frauen an Bord von Frachtsegelschiffen 1850 bis 1939

By Ursula Feldkamp

Bremerhaven: Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum & Wiefelstede: Oceanum Verlag, 2014

8-14” x 10-3/4”, hardcover, 327 pages

Illustrations, English summary, notes, bibliography. €34.90

ISBN: 9783869270753




Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea

By Tim McGrath

New York: NAL Caliber, 2014

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, 543 pages

Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $26.95

ISBN: 9780451416100


The Liberty Ships of World War II: A Record of the 2,710 Vessels and Their Builders, Operators and Namesakes, with a History of the Jeremiah O’Brien

By Greg H. Williams

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland $ Company, 2014

6-3/4” x 10”, softcover, 364 pages

Photographs, glossary, bibliography, index. $75.00

ISBN: 9780786479450


Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War

By Jamie Malanowski

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2014

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, 304 pages

Illustrations, notes on sources, bibliography, index. $26.95

ISBN: 9780393240894 


Battleship Ramillies: The Final Salvo

Edited by Ian Johnston with Mick French

Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2014

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, 256 pages

Photographs, notes, index. £25.00

ISBN: 9781848322073


Sunk in Kula Gulf: The Final Voyage of the USS Helena and the Incredible Story of Her Survivors in World War II

By John J. Domagalski

Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2012

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, xvi + 237 pages

Photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $32.95

ISBN: 9781597978392