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The Royal Navy and Scotland
Brian Lavery

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Subject: Maritime History
Royal Octavo 300pp
Illustrated: 100 illustrations
ISBN:1 86232 173 6
Hardback 25


A history from 1700 to the present.

Contents: Before the Union; Sea Power and the Jacobites; Scottish Officers in the Royal Navy; Scotland in the Naval Wars; The Press Gang in Scotland; Nineteenth-Century Neglect; The First Scottish Bases; The Grand Fleet at Scapa Flow; Anti-Submarine Warfare; Lean Years; The Second World War; The Clyde Convoy Base; naval Training in Scotland; Scotland in the Cold War; The Clyde Submarine Bases; The Offshore Tapestry; Conclusion.

Author: Born in Dumbarton, and a graduate of Edinburgh University, Brian Lavery is Curator of Ship Technology at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.