• The life of an eminent, but largely unknown man, who left an indelible mark on the life of this country

  • He organised the landings and evacuation from Gallipoli and supported Lawrence of Arabia and the Arab Revolt 

  • He was Allied Naval Representative at the Peace Negotiations at Compiègne in 1918 and as First Sea Lord was also at the Versailles Peace Conference




  • A comprehensive account of the subject covering both concepts and applications

  • Written by a team of international experts



  • The second in a series of four books about the almost forgotten part played by Leith in our truly great maritime heritage

  • A history of the ships built at Leith between the First and the Second World Wars including many well-known ships destined for home and abroad

  • Features the shipyards of Cran & Somerville, Hawthorns & Co, Ltd & Ramage & Ferguson and the rise of the Henry Robb Shipyard

  • The untold story of Joannes Wyllie, son of a gardener from Fife, one of the most successful blockade runners of the American Civil War

  • Features his life of adventure and action; he was once declared dead, survived shipwrecks and shark attack, and successfully commanded ships across the globe

  • The most comprehensive history of the Ad-Vance is provided, from departing Glasgow until capture off the Carolina coast



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