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County Class Cruisers (Man O' War Series 1) by Alan Raven1
Man O' War 2. 'V' and 'W' Class Destroyers by Alan Raven2
Battleships Rodney and Nelson by Alan Raven3
Hunt Class Escort Destroyers by Alan Raven4
Town Class Cruisers by Alan Raven5
Ensign Special - HMS Hood by Maurice Northcott6
Flower Class Corvettes by Alan Raven7

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  1. War Built Destroyers O to Z Classes (Ensign) by Alan Raven (1976)
  2. Hms Sheffield: The Life and Times of Old Shiny by Ronald Bassett (1988)
  3. British Cruisers of World War Two by Alan Raven (1980)
  4. The Royal Navy in Focus 1940-49 by Mike Critchley (1984)
  5. Warship Profile 38: Abdiel Class Fast Minelayers by Tom Burton (1973)
  6. Warship 1997-1998 by David McLean (1997)
  7. Aircraft Carriers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies: The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia from World War I to the Present by David Hobbs (1996)
  8. British Cruisers: Two World Wars and After by Norman Friedman (2010)
  9. The Cruiser Belfast (Anatomy of the Ship) by Ross Watton (1985)
  10. The Kellys: British J, K and N Class Destroyers of World War II by Christopher Langtree (2002)
  11. HMS RODNEY: The Famous Ships of the Royal Navy Series (Warships of the Royal Navy) by Iain Ballantyne (2008)
  12. British Light Cruisers 1939-45 (New Vanguard) by Angus Konstam (2012)
  13. HMS Royal Sovereign and Her Sister Ships by Peter C. Smith (1988)
  14. Cruisers of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia by M. J. Whitley (1995)
  15. British Battleships 1919-1939 by R. A. Burt (1993)

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