Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, London;
Date of Publication: 1972
Stock Code: 1463
Facsimile. Octavo. Xi,276pp. Illustrated with archive photographs. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Original red cloth with gilt titles in price-clipped pictorial dust-jacket. Jacket has 2cm tear to front upper edge, otherwise only minimal wear to extremities; cover cloth near fine. Facsimile of the c.1922 first edition. The story of the disguised, heavily armed merchant ships which were deployed to counter the U-boat threat 1915-18.