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1 Flags of Britain and Her Colonies Also the Standards and Flags of All Nations
London George Philip & Son (1890's?) Royal Victoria Edition Dec. paper covered boards with cloth spine Worn alonfg edges, map is in good condition 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) Sm. 8vo. Fldg Colour map showing Flags 
With 8 pages of text tipped in inside front cover describing the various flags, banners and standards 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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Ten Photographs of the Sinking of the HMS Sidon (P259) Portland Harbour (England) 1955  [10 black and white photographs showing various stages of the sinking]
2 Ten Photographs of the Sinking of the HMS Sidon (P259) Portland Harbour (England) 1955 [10 black and white photographs showing various stages of the sinking]
No photographer identified The general condition to all photographs is very good with some light wear and creasing to margins only 7.5 x 6 inches Black and white photographs 
Each photograph has a pen description on the back of the image by previous owner Robert A. McCabe who was a submarine with the Royal Canadian Navy, as well as his small paper label with his name and address.

1.) Sidon rescue attempt, the officer with back to camera was probably the R.N.R. surgeon who while attempting to enter the boat nie(?) the conng(?) tower got into a problem with his DSEA set and unfortunately died shortly after. 2.) HMS/M Sidon survivors + rescue boat (MFV) at Portland June 1955. 3.) Sidon survivors June 1955 Portland. 4). Mace(?) Sidon rescue attempts at Portland June 1955. 5.) Sidon Portland June 1955. 6.) Sidon laing(?) down Portland June 1955. 7.) Initial rescue activity on Sidon. 8.) Rescue attempts on Sidon Portland. 9.) Sidon laing(?) down with Tiger Hoi (possibly) ?? along side Maidstone made a valiant attempt to hold up the Sidon until rescue & lifting craft arrived June 1955. 10.) HMS/M Sidon after explosion in fore inets(?), and just prior to sinking completely June 19(?) 1955. HMS Sidon was launched in September 1944, one of the third group of S-class submarines built by Cammell Laird & Co Limited, Birkenhead. On the morning of 16 June, 1955, an explosion caused by a faulty torpedo sank her in Portland Harbour with the loss of 13 lives. An explosion in one of the Fancy torpedoes (but not the warhead) burst the number-three torpedo tube it was loaded into and ruptured the forward-most two watertight bulkheads. Fire, toxic gases, and smoke accompanied the blast. Twelve men in the forward compartments died instantly and seven others were seriously injured. Thanks to a rescue party from HMS Maidstone, (moored alongside the Sidon) everyone not immediately killed escaped, except Maidstone's medical officer, Temporary Surgeon Lieutenant Charles Eric Rhodes. He had gone aboard with the rescue party, assisted several survivors, and suffocated because he was using a DSEA set that he hadn't been trained to use. A Court of Inquiry cleared anyone aboard Sidon for the loss of the boat. The direct cause of the accident was determined to have been malfunctioning of the "Fancy" torpedo. The torpedo program was terminated and the torpedoes taken out of use by 1959.[2] 
Price: 475.00 CDN
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3 The American Neptune Pictorial Supplement XIII Life Between Decks Under Sail
Salem Peabody Museum 1971 Card covers Very good 10 x 7 inches(25 x 17cm) Lg 8vo. Illustrated 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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4 (Burn, Andrew) Memoirs of the Late Major-General Andrew Burn, of the Royal Marines; Collected from His Journals
London Messrs W. Winchester and Son 1816 Second Edition Full calf Calf is scuffed, otherwise very good 8 x 5 inches (20.3 x 12.7 cm) 8vo. Frontis engraved portrait of Burn 
Preface to the First edition was written by Olinthus Gregory, J. Handfield, John Dyer dated October ,1815. Inscribed to previous owner from Emily E Burn dated Singapore March 5 1834 
Price: 375.00 CDN
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5 Bayfield, Captain Henry - MacKenzie, Ruth (Edited with an Introduction by) The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853 [In Two Volumes]
Toronto The Champlain Society 1984 & 1986 Limited to 1350 numbered copies Red cloth with gilt titles on spine. Vg. to fine 8vo. Frontis to each volume, 3 maps & 8 b.&w. illus. 

Price: 95.00 CDN
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6 Davis, John The Post Captain
Sulhamstead, UK Tops'l Books 1984 0906397146 / 9780906397145 Card covers Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Covers worn 8 x 5 inches(20 x 15cm) 8vo. Cover design and sketches by Peter Stuckey 
Introductory chapters and glossary by Colin Elliott. A comic, saucy novel about the sailing navy written by one of its midshipmen. Complete with historical introduction and glossary. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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7 Deadlight Quarterdeck Ditties by Deadlight
The Naval Secretary. Royal Navy 1948 Illus. card covers Light foxing to front cover, otherwise vg 7.5 x 5 inches(19.5 x 13cm0 8vo. Cover design by Commander J. S. Dalison 
Printed for Private Cirulation only by Courtesy of the Naval Secretary and a lot of Tiresome Spare-time work by the Naval Regulations Office. Inscription and date to title page by author 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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8 Elson, Bryan Nelson's Yankee Captain. The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell
Halifax, N.S. Formac Publishing Company Limited 2008 0887807518 / 9780887807510 Blue cloth with dust jacket Very good to fine Dust jacket very good to fine 9.25 x 6.25 inches (23.5 x 15 8vo. Maps and b&w. illus. 
Signed presentation copy with author's signature on title-page 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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9 Engholm, Frederick Waldermar (Val), (Late R.N.); Stewart, Kay (illustrated by) The Story of H.M.S. Victory A Ship Unsurpassed in Naval History
London Lindsay Drummond Limited 1944 Medium-blue stiff card with silver title to spine Cover faded and worn on edges, dedication to former owner in ink front free endpaper Christmas 1945, otherwise good; dust jacket is heavily worn, nicked, missing most of spine and 6 inches upper edge back cover, otherwise fair 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.5 cm) Lg. 8vo. Black, white and brown illustrations throughout 

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10 Gibson, John S. with a preface by Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran Ships of the '45 The Rescue of the Young Pretender
London Hutchinson 1976 090851307 Cloth in dust jacket Very good Dust jacket is very good 8.75 x 5.75 inches (22.2 x 14 8vo. Illustrated 

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11 Gough, Barry M. The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914. A Study of British Maritime Ascendancy
Vancouver University of British Columbia Press (1974) 0774800003 / 9780774800006 Reprint Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket is sl worn 9 x 6 inches(23 x 16cm) 8vo. 45 b.& w. illus & 7 maps 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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12 Gretton, Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Crisis Convoy The Story of HX231
London Peter Davies 1974 Brown cloth in dust jacket Vg dust jacket is sl. worn 8.5 x5.5 inches(22x14cm) 8vo. Illustrated 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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13 Gwyn, Julian An Admiral for American Sir Peter Warren, Vice Admiral of the Red, 1703-1752
Gainesville University Press of Florida 2004 0813027098 / 9780813027098 Green cloth spine with paper covered boards in du Fine Dust jacket is fine 9.25 x 6.25 inches (23.5 x 15 8vo. B&w illus. throughout 
Part of the New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology series 
Price: 55.00 CDN
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14 Gwyn, Julian Ashore and Afloat: The British Navy and the Halifax Naval Yard before 1920
Ottawa University of Ottawa Press (2004) 0776605739 / 9780776605739 Trade paperback Very good 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm) 8vo. B&w line drawings and photo illustrations 

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15 Heaps, Leo Log of the Centurion: Based on the Original Papers of Captain Philip Saumarez On Board HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's Flagship During His Circumnavigation 1740-44
New York Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. 1973 Blue buckram with embossed design, gilt to spine a Vg with slight tear to otherwise vg dust jacket 8vo. B&w photo illus. frontispiece, 8 colour illus. and numerous b&w photo illus. and drawings 

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16 Heine, William C. 96 Years in the Royal Navy. The astonishing story of Halifax born Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo Wallis who joined the Royal Navy at the age of four and served for 96 years
Hantsport, N.S. Lancelot Press 1987 0889993297 / 9780889993297 Decorative card covers Vg. 8vo. 12 b.&w. illus. 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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17 Ladd, James D. SBS The Invisible Raiders The History of the Special Boat Squadron from World War Two to the present
London Arms and Armour Press 1983 0458968900 / 9780458968909 Cloth in dust jacket vg Dust jacket is vg 9.25 x 6.25 inches (23.5 x 15 8vo. Illustrated 
With a foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel P.G. Davis 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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18 Ladd, W. E., M.B.E., F.R.G.S. Illustrated Guide to H.M.S. Victory
Portsmouth, England nd Green card covers with white anchor and chain desi Cover slightly scuffed, otherwise good 9.75 x 7 inches (24.5 x 17.5 cm) Oblong B&w photo illustrations 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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19 MacDonald, John Howard The Honourable Edward Cornwallis A Biographical Sketch
Kentville, NS Dominion Atlantic Railway 1930 Card covers with silk string binding and a blind s Very good 10 x 6.5 inches(26 x 17cm) 8vo. B&w. frontis, and pen & ink sketches throughout 

Price: 30.00 CDN
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20 MacIntyre, Captain Donald Narvik
New York W.W. Norton 1960 Cloth in dust jacket Very good Dust jacket slightly worn 8.5 x5.5 inches(21 x14cm) 8vo. Illustrated 
The account of the first military action in history using naval,army, and air forces. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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