Once A Malim Sahib: The Memoirs of a Deck Officer

Ian Milner writes about his early life in the war time Merchant Service and salvage operations after the hostilities had ended. Descended from a Charge of the Light Brigade survivor and a family of Yorkshire wagon builders, Ian Milner left his Warwickshire grammar school at seventeen to respond to the call of the sea. He…


Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Military History, Naval, Non-fiction
Subjects: Board of Trade, British India Steam Navigation Company

Admiral Edward Russell & The Rise of British Naval Supremacy

For many people the name of Edward Russell (1653 – 1727) strikes few chords of recognition, even though his influence on naval history can scarcely be overestimated. In this first book devoted to Admiral Russell, David West brings us the background and achievements of a man without whom the course o f British History would…


Genre: British history, History, Librario, Military History, Naval, Non-fiction
Subjects: Admiral Edward Russell, Navy