2nd ed., (1st thus), 9th December 1964. Vii + 103 pp., 33 photo-ills., + 6 tables (5 fldg.). Blue cloth loose-leaf binder ; black lettering. 26 x 20cm. Boards marked o/w V.G. An internal naval publication describing for ratings the Royal Navy's role and Britain's defence policy in 1964, its organization and command, naval communications, its surface fleet, the Fleet Air Arm, its submarine branch, naval weapons, the Royal Marines, the work of the Hydrographic Department, the building of warships, logistics, H.M. Dockyards, personnel, the defence of the Merchant Navy, and some naval customs. Illustrations include a Sea Vixen about to land on the carrier ARK ROYAL ; Britain's first nuclear submarine DREADNOUGHT ; and its last cruisers LION and TIGER.