Title The Royal Navy at Portland Since 1845.
Publisher Maritime Books 1987.
Seller ID 71877
Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks. Not price clipped). Front board slightly faded along lower front edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. A fascinating collection of illustrations and photographs covering over one hundred years of naval activity in and around Portland. At the time of publication, the Naval base was still operational. Covers, the Harbour and Breakwaters, WWI, Between the wars, WWII, D-Day, Cod wars, Falklands. With bibliography and glossary.
Military Subjects::Naval History GEOFFREY CARTER, Royal Navy, Portland, Since 1845, illustrations, photographs, naval activity, Naval base, Harbour, Breakwaters, WWI, Between, wars, WWII, D-Day, Cod wars, Falklands, bibliography, glossary, photographs Naval Maritime Dorset first edition dustwrapper