British Warships 1914-19 by F. J. Dittmar & J. J. Colledge soon to be presented for sale on the really rather good BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Ian Allan, 1972, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables;
From the cover: Within this volume is listed every British and Dominion ship in service at the outbreak of war in August 1914, together with those built or ordered up until November 1918. The comprehensive list from battleships down to drifters and other small craft gives full particulars and the fate of every vessel. Also included are some 4,000 ships which were requisitioned during the period.
Ships pendant numbers and a full list of the famous decoy Q Ships are published for the first time.
Disposition of fleets and squadrons and of the Auxiliary Patrol at various dates, together with maps, make this a complete record of the first World War from the British naval standpoint.
The text is enhanced with over 150 contemporary photographs.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 336 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.