Liskeard, 1st.ed., 2002. 128 pp., profusely illustrated with large photographs. D.j., 28 x 21cm. Nr.FINE. The naval history of Australia is interwoven with that of the Royal Navy from the discoveries of Captain Cook onwards, and there remains a close bond between the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Navy. This book celebrates that friendship and close ties in a photographic collection drawn from many sources, both public and private, over the course of a century. Each large photograph is accompanied by a brief caption. Ships include battleships, battlecruisers, cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, frigates, submarines, gunboats, RFA vessels, etc.