The story of HMS Venomous

"This book is outstanding for its detailed insight into the life on not just a single destroyer but, by extension, life at sea aboard any Royal Navy destroyer."
Malcolm A.P. Butler in The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord July 2013, Vol 23 (3), pp325-6.

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The third and final print edition of A Hard Fought Ship is

E-book edition
The e-book edition will  be published in Spring 2022 linked to pages on this website and elsewhere on the Internet by live links from the
notes at the end of each chapter

Details will be published on this page but you can e-mail the publisher to ask to be notified of the price and publication date in advance

Back cover of  Hard Fought Ship (2017)
The painting of Hecla sinking is by the South African war artist and architect, Lt Herbert H. McWilliams SANF
IWM Image Reference ART LD 002612. Courtesy of the Imperial War Mueum.
The photograph is of HMS Venomous entering the harbour at Casablanca on the morning of Friday 13 November
NARA Ref. 80-G-30679. Courtesy of the National Museum of the US Navy

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