Maritime history has dominated British history thanks to our island status. The Seaforth and Pen and Sword lists have some exceptional titles which have established themselves as key reference titles in the maritime and modelling worlds from the early years of seafaring, right through to the modern day.

Merchant Shipping Naval Royal Navy Sail Seaforth Ship Modelling Submarines

Haar presents a balanced and well researched picture of the opening months of the naval conflict during World War Two. He presents convincing arguments without bias. A vast collection of photographs and other archival material help complete the image Haar creates. Information in the appendices is thoroughly researched and supports Haar's arguments. Although a great deal of detail is presented, Haar does not lose sight of the larger argument and constantly references back to his key arguments.

Nautical Research Journal

Examines the development of the deadly little craft, the training of their crews and the gradual evolution of tactics in the light of wartime experience.

East Kent Mercury

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View From Bridport

Well researched and painstakingly detailed. Royal Navy enthusiasts of the Edwardian era will find in this book all their favourite tales of stultifying and hidebound attitudes which engendered in officers a narrow view of their profession, where they were not discouraged but actively dissuaded from thinking.

Australian Naval Institute

An interesting read for all interested in the development of navies today.