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Tracing Your Naval Ancestors [UK]

By: Bruno Pappalardo

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom],

This detailed guide explains the wide and diverse range of records and secondary sources which can be used to trace genealogical and career information in relation to the men and women who have served in the Royal Navy, and the naval reserve and auxiliary forces formed to assist it, from 1660 to modern times.With an easy to follow and accessible format, this up-to-date guide provides illustrations of key documents, lists of useful websites, publications and addre... View more info

Brinestain and Biscuit: Recipes and Rules for Royal Navy Cooks

By: National Archives {Great Britain}

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom],

***A fascimile edition of excerpts from the Royal Navy's manual of cookery (1930)***Climb aboard one of His Majesty’s ships, circa 1930, pull up the gangplank and prepare to experience galley life at sea. Enjoy the arcane practices, no-nonsense instructions and a wealth of period recipes from an era when the map was painted red and ‘empire builders’ were not just a pair of shorts. Learn how to avoid the dangers of ‘bone taint’ and ‘fly-blown meat’. Disc... View more info