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naval-his­tory.net Al­though this is par­tic­u­larly strong on 20th cen­tury and wartime naval re­search, it still has an in­valu­able ‘Pax Bri­tan­nica’ sec­tion, fo­cus­ing on naval his­tory dur­ing this pe­riod of rel­a­tive peace in Europe be­tween 1815 and the out­break of the First World War. It has all sorts of spe­cial­ist ma­te­rial and ar­ti­cles. Re­cent ad­di­tions in­clude ‘Queen Vic­to­ria’s Fleet on Her Ac­ces­sion: the Strength and Dis­tri­bu­tion of the Royal Navy 1837’, ‘At the Ad­vent of the Iron­clad: the Strength and Dis­tri­bu­tion of the Royal Navy 1861’ and ‘De­vel­op­ment of the Royal Navy 1857-1900’. “An in­valu­able re­source is ‘Ships of the Old Navy’ at

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