all the ships of the Royal Navy 1815-1889
Lyon & Winfield
Chatham Publishing 2004
large format hardback [30x25cm]. 352 pages. ISBN 1861760329 .
fine condition in the dust-jacket
the first comprehensive listing of all Royal Navy ships - built, purchased or captured - in the period of transition from sail to steam propulsion.
very well illustrated with contemporary ships' draughts and photographs from the collections of the National Maritime Museum