Newport, Gwent, 1st.ed., 1990. 258 pp., cold. frontis. C.c., .21 x 15cm. FINE. During the First World War several thousand British merchant ships, and auxiliaries on Admiralty service, were sunk by enemy action. Of these over 2,000 were destroyed by U-boats. This book lists every merchant ship over 500 tons sunk by Austro-Hungarian and German submarines, with information on the circumstances of loss. An essential source of reference ; FINE copy.