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 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


A Hard Fought Ship: the story of HMS Venomous; by R.J. Moore and J.A. Rodgaard. Holywell House Publishing, 9 May 2017.
244x170 mm with 480 pp, 256 photographs and 12maps and plans. ISBN 978-0-9559382-4-5; hardback,  35.

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