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.

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Bennett's work sat amongst the best when it was first published. Thanks to its attention to detail in the build-up and gripping narrative, it is a place it still holds to this day.

Burton Mail

One of the most readable accounts of a unit's fortunes in the First World War.

Southend Echo

A hugely welcome guide to the history of sea travel from the passenger's point of view. Laden with descriptions of adventurous sea travel from the passenger's viewpoint, 'Voyages from the Past' is a must for fans of British sea travel. A well-assembled collection of first-hand accounts of sea voyage and a lovely read for those with seafarers in the family.

Your Family Tree

The author has provided a stimulating account of the death of Force Z and challenged many of the previous accounts. ... a very credible presentation of an alternative view.


If you are interested in [the Matchbook model of the Flower Class] then this is the book I suggest you really should have on your bookshelf.

Military Modelling