Winter 2015 - Vol 60 # 4 

Book Reviews from the Nautical Research Guild 

The NRG has many new book reviews on naval and maritime history and ship modelling. They contain valuable information for researchers and modelers. So many more than the Journal’s review pages can accommodate... To improve the Journal’s service to its readers, additional book reviews are presented here for all maritime and ship modeling enthusiasts.  

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The Vinyard Shipbuilding Company: Delaware's Only Surviving Historic Shipyard

By Joan W. Lofland

Milford, Delaware: The Author, 2015

12-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, ix + 198 pages

Photographs, maps, sources. $45.00

Bibliographie zur Gesicht der Navigation in deutscher Sprache

By Wolfgang Koberer

Bremerhaven: Oceanum Verlag, 2011

8-1/4” x 10-3/4”, hardcover, xii + 297 pages

Illustrations, bibliography, index. €49.90

ISBN: 9783869270074

The Ships of Howaldt and HDM, Volume 1: New and Converted Vessels Built by Kieler Howaldtswerke AG between 1945 and 1967

By Hans H. Meyer

Bremerhaven: Oceanum Verlag, 2013

8-1/2” x 10-1/2”, hardcover, 446 pages

Photographs, diagrams, maps, tables, bibliography, index of ships. €49.90

ISBN: 9783869270715

World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Hands

By Greg H. Williams

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2013

7” x 10”, softcover, 358 pages

Illustrations, glossary, index. $55.00

ISBN: 9780786466450

Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and Rivalries in the Nineteent Century High Seas

By Sam Jefferson

8-3/4” x 11-1/4”, hardcover, ix + 230 pages

Illustrations, maps, diagrams, index. $45.00

ISBN: 9781472900289

War in the Chesapeake: The British Campaigns to Control the Bay, 1813-14

By Charles Patrick Neimeyer

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, x + 244 pages

Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $44.95

ISBN: 9781612518657 

HMS Pickle: The Swiftest Ship in Nelson's Fleet at Trafalgar

By Peter Hore

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015

5-1/4” x 8”, hardcover, 192 pages

Illustrations, bibliography, index. $34.95

ISBN: 978-0750964357 

Voyage to Gallipoli

By Peter Plowman

Dural Delivery Center: Rosenberg Publishing, 2013

7-1/4” x 9-1/2”, softcover, 304 pages

Photographs, maps, tables, bibliography, index. $34.95

ISBN: 9781922013538

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