Seize the Trident: The Race for the Superliner Supremacy and How it Altered the Great War

Seize the Trident: The Race for the Superliner Supremacy and How it Altered the Great WarSeize the Trident: The Race for the Superliner Supremacy and How it Altered the Great War by Douglas R. Burgess Jr.
ISBN: 0071430091
Published by International Marine Publishing on June 1st 2005
Genres: Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 296

Len's Summary: Big liner competition on the Atlantic in peace and war.

Smoke and Mirrors: Q-ships Against the U-boats in the First World War

Smoke and Mirrors: Q-ships Against the U-boats in the First World WarSmoke and Mirrors: Q-Ships against the U-Boats in the First World War by Deborah Lake
ISBN: 0750946059
Published by Sutton Publishing on May 1st 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World War II, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The story of Britain’s controversial effort to sink German submarines by deploying heavily-armed merchant vessels with RN crews. The author has also written on the Zeebrugge Raid under the pseudonym of David Lomas.

Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War ISovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I by Rodney Carlisle
ISBN: 9780813037622
Published by University Press of Florida on April 1st 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding, General
Pages: 232

Len's Summary: Examines at the strategic level the loss to German U-boats of 10 US merchantmen between February 3 and April 4, 1917 that sparked American entry into the war.

The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922

The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922 ISBN: 9781848320857
Published by Seaforth Publishing on July 30th 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding, Pictorial
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The Royal Navy dreadnoughts that fought WWI. Sequel to the highly acclaimed Warrior to Dreadnought.

Clydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s Shipyard

Clydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s ShipyardClydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown's Shipyard by Ian Johnston
ISBN: 9781591141204
Published by Naval Institute Press on August 15th 2011
Genres: History, Military, General, Pictorial, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Account of the five battlecruisers built by John Brown from 1907 to 1920 culminating with HHS Hood, the largest warship of her day.

British Battleships of World War One

British Battleships of World War OneBritish Battleships of World War One by R. A. Burt
ISBN: 9781591140535
Published by Naval Institute Press on November 15th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Revised edition of an excellent and detailed reference work.

The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships

The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital ShipsThe Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships by Ian Johnston, Ian Buxton
ISBN: 9781591140276
Published by US Naval Institute Press on April 15th 2013
Genres: History, Military, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: How the Royal Navy designed, built, armed and powered HMS Dreadnought and, in little more than a decade, 50 more of her type.