Royal Navy

A truly epic work, will be an essential reference for historians and genealogists alike.

The Village Magazine (Fishbourne)

D. K. Brown... uses his personal knowledge to augment George Moore's in-depth archival research on declassified material. The book is illustrated by numerous line drawings and a superb collection of contemporary photos, and offers a fascinating insight into how the post-war- fleet developed and adapted to its changing role.

Ships Monthly

A compelling account of this man's life. Revealing gems about the inner workings of the Royal Navy. A vivid portrayal of this man and his thoughts.

Privates and Privateers

Provides much more information on the background thinking, both political and technical, behind the monitors and the operations they took part in. The text is written in a very friendly, easy-to-read manner."


Packed with gorgeous glossy colour pictures, this book is ideal for reference when visiting HMS Belfast but is also a good source of visual material for model makers. For those who want an easy to read, highly informative profile of an iconic vessel, her life and preservation, this book fits the bill.