At Sea

Books featuring the activities of waterborne military personnel during the Second World War

A Bootnecks Footsteps

by Mike Pinnock
The author sets off on a nostalgic journey to retrace his father's movements with the Royal Marines 1921-45.
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A Diver in the Dark by Sydney Knowles

A Diver in the Dark

by Sydney Knowles BEM
Memoir of a WW2 Royal Navy Clearance Diver and diving partner of Commander Lionel 'Buster' Crabb
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A Divers Escapades

by Glennys E Forrester-Brown
The wartime experiences of a lad from the Potteries who served in the Royal Navy as a diver during World War II
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An Ordinary Man in Extraordinary Times

by Percy Shipperbottom
The maritime exploits of an RAF High Speed Launch (HSL) Wireless Op/Signaller in the UK and Far East during World War II
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I Married a Princess

by Thomas Soars
The unusual story of an English RNVR officer who married a Persian princess during World War II and brought her home to a distinctly unglamorous life in England.
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Inside and Out

by Robert Cosh
My  experiences as a sailor in the wartime Royal Navy (1939-46) and postwar career as a prison officer in HM Prison Service (1946-81)
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Intercepted at Sea

by Leslie Howson
& John Nixon
An investigation into the human cost of insecure Royal Navy communications during two World Wars.
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Malta Remembered – by those who were there during World War II

edited by Frank Rixon
A collection of stories about the George Cross Island of Malta contributed by military personnel who served there during the Second World War.
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On a Sailors Grave No Roses Grow – Maritime Disasters of World War II

by Mike Kemble
A respectful tribute to those who lost their lives in some of the worst Maritime Disasters of the Second World War.
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Percys Piece of the War

by Percy Shipperbottom
Exploits of an RAF High Speed Launch Wireless Operator in the UK and Far East during World War 2.
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Ships and Stars and Isles

by G.A. Taylor RNVR
The letters and diaries of a sailor with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) during World War II.
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This is My Story, This is My Song

by Ray Oram
Experiences of a 20-year-old Landing Craft (Tank) Skipper on D-Day 6th June 1944 and elsewhere during World War II.
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Will We Fly Above Those Clouds?

by Michael P Sutton
A pilot's varied experiences with the RN Fleet Air Arm, De Havilland, JC Bamford, Lear Jet and Dassault 1943-73.
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