HMSO, 1st.ed., 1914. Xxvi + 975 pp (in fact many more as some pages are sub-divided into letters) + 14 (advt.) pp. Royal blue cloth ; gilt ; all edges speckled. 20 x 13cm. V.G. An important issue of The Navy List published shortly after the outbreak of the First World War and containing full details of both officers and ships of the Royal Navy at this critical period. Includes an alphabetical list of Royal Navy and Royal Marine officers ; list of officers on the Active List of the Royal Navy – Flag Officers, Captains, Commanders, Lieutenant-Commanders, Lieutenants, Sub-Lieutenants, Acting Sub-Lieutenants, Midshipmen, officers of the Royal Naval Air Service, Engineering Officers, Chaplains, Naval Instructors, Medical Officers, Fleet Paymasters, Staff Paymasters, Paymasters, Assistant Paymasters, Clerks, Carpenter-Lieutenants, Chief Gunners, Gunners, Chief Boatswains, Boatswains, Signal Boatswains, Chief Carpenters, Carpenters, Chief Artificer Engineers, Artificer Engineers, etc., etc. Also. officers of the Royal Marine Forces, Coast Guard, Royal Flying Corps, officers of the Royal Indian Marine, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Admiralty, Dockyards, Royal Australian Navy, etc., etc. Every ship in the Royal Navy is listed together with its officers, station, tonnage, armament, etc., plus merchant vessels commissioned due to the war and a wealth of other data and information over the course of more than a thousand pages.