Introduction 1. The Big Navy: 1952-1959 2. Rebuilding the Navy: 1960-1969 3. Eastern Atlantic Focus: 1970-1979 4. The Falklands Decade: 1980-1989 5. Peace and War: 1990-1999 6. Millennium Retrenchment: 2000-2009 7. Broadening Horizons: 2010-2022 Appendix 1: Organisation of the Fleets, May 1952 Appendix 2: Fleet Organisation, 10 March 1964 Glossary Endnotes Select Bibliography Index
With over 260 images, this is a highly illustrated history of the ships and operations of the Royal Navy during the reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Dr Paul Brown is a maritime history author and speaker whose recent publications include Britain's Historic Ships (Conway), Historic Sail, Maritime Portsmouth, and Abandon Ship (Osprey). A member of the Society for Nautical Research and the Britannia Naval Research Association, and Secretary of the Naval Dockyards Society, he is also a consultant to National Historic Ships, the UK's authority on the preservation of historic ships and boats. He was previously a university lecturer and senior university manager, and has lectured at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
This is a visual treat. * The Armourer *
Dr Brown's clear passion and in-depth expertise make for a thoroughly enjoyable read. * History of War *