Spring 2018 - Vol 63 # 1

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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A New History of Yachting

By Mike Bender

Woodbridge, Sussex: The Boydell Press, 2017

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xix + 441 pages

Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $115.00

ISBN: 9781783271337

Sea Miner: Major E.B. Hunt’s Civil War Rocket Torpedo, 1862-1863

By Chuck Veit

Lulu.com, 2016

6” x 9”, softcover, 216 pages

Photographs, appendices, diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. $17.00

ISBN: 9781329736382

Playing War: Wargaming and U.S. Navy Preparations for World War II

By John M. Lillard

Bethesda: Potomac Press, 2016

6-1/4” x 9-1/4”, hardcover, 210 pages

Illustrations, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95

ISBN: 9781612347738

Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors

By Ronald S. Coddington

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016

6” x 9”, hardcover, xxxiii + 401 pages

Photographs, notes, references, index. $32.95

ISBN: 9781421421360