British Warship Names, by Manning & Walker

British Warship Names
Capt T D Manning, Cdr C F Walker

Naming British warships is closely bound up with Royal Navy traditions. Between 1940 and 1945, Capt Manning a Commander Walker served on the Admiralty Ships’ Names Committee for whose formation they were chiefly responsible. The book covers the history of ship naming and follow the changing fashions in names. The book includes a comprehensive dictionary of ship names including the names of every warship of importance which has served in the Navy.

Hardback with dust jacket in fair-good condition. Dust jacket rubbed at edges and small tears at top of the spine. Mottling to endpapers and edges of pages.

498 pages
No illustrations
138 mm x 222 mm (5.3 in x 8.75 in)
1959, Putnam, London


1 in stock

Additional information

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 5 cm