THE ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY. A CENTURY OF SERVICE.

Adams, Thomas A. & Smith, James R.


£35.00




1st.ed., 2005. 192 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs (some cold.). D.j., 25 x 19cm. FINE. The history of the R.F.A. over the course of its first hundred years from 1905 to 2005 ; merchant vessels operating alongside Britain’s naval force in a fully active supporting role. Includes a chronology of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s activities in peace and war, the most comprehensive coverage of its ships ever compiled, and extensive appendices covering losses, medals and honours awarded, flags, colour schemes, badges and pennant numbers. Profusely illustrated with photographs (including a coloured section) the book is in chronological order from 1905 onwards. FINE copy.


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