Castle Class Corvettes: An Account of the Service of the Ships and of Their Ships’ Companies :: Norman Goodwin soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Liskeard: Maritime Books, 2007, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; Frontispiece; Appendices ;
From the cover: This is the story of the 39 Castle Class corvettes which played such a vital role in countering the U-Boat threat luring the latter stages of the Battle of the Atlantic. From 11th December 1943 to 6th June 1945 they escorted 237 ocean convoys comprising 12,000 merchant ship ladings. Only ten merchant ships were lost by enemy action. They destroyed 7 U-boats for the loss of just 3 corvettes.
The account is told by those who made the history; rom the reports of the Senior Officers of the Escort Groups, from Commanding Officers reports and from ne anecdotes of those who sailed on …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 530 pages. 9¾” x 7¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military Naval catalogue?