The perfect accompaniment to the collection of fourteen warship figureheads displayed in the atrium of The Box at Plymouth, this book introduces each of the figureheads, giving details of its design, the ship for which it was carved and the actions it witnessed when serving in the Royal Navy.
David Christie has been a fan of Caledonian MacBrayne’s characterful ferries since he was a child, and in this nostalgic book, he takes us back to the 1970s by sharing his own photos taken on family holidays and days out in Scotland.
This book features passenger craft such as cruise ships, ferries and heritage shipping that have worked on the Thames since 2000, and is a companion volume to the author's book on cargo shipping. Nautilus Telegraph's Book of the Month for April 2020.
Launched in 1906, the Royal Navy battleship HMS Dreadnought served as such a step change in warship design, construction and operation that the name passed into common usage to define an entire class of similar vessels rapidly built by other maritime nations as the First World War loomed.