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London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, 1918. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Hardcover. 240 pages. Footnotes. Tables. Alphabetical Index. Pencil notations on fep and page A3. Cover has some wear and soiling. Minor damp stains at bottom near spine. A Navy List or Naval Register is an official list of naval officers, their ranks and seniority, the ships which they command or to which they are appointed, etc., that is published by the government or naval authorities of a country. The Navy List fulfills an important function in international law in that warships are required by article 29 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to be commanded by a commissioned officer whose name appears in the appropriate service list. Past copies of the Navy List are also important sources of information for historians and genealogists. The Navy List for the Royal Navy is no longer published in hard-copy. The Royal Navy (United Kingdom) publishes annual lists of active and reserve officers, and biennial lists of retired officers. The equivalent in the United States Navy is the Naval Register, which is updated online on a continuous basis. When a ship is removed from the Naval Vessel Register in the United States, or from a Naval List of any other country, the ship is said to be "stricken"
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.25 inches by 6.5 inches. xxxi, , 285,  pages. Contains chronological listing of submarine attacks; Bibliography; Appendix A on Submarine Minelaying Activities, and a Chronological Listing of Submarine Mineplants, and Appendix B containing information on Commanding Officers of U.S. Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables, Commanding officers of British Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables, and Commanding officers of Dutch Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables. Also contains Bibliography and an Index. Commander John D. Alden, USN (ret.) is a retired U.S. Navy commander and World War II veteran, has written five books published by the Naval Institute Press and numerous articles for Proceedings and Naval History magazines and other journals. The primary objective of this compilation is to provide a side-by-side listing of data on U.S. submarine attacks and Japanese ship losses during World War II.