A selection of books that might be found in vessel's, particularly a
warship's, office and include seamanship and navigation manuals,
legal and discipline guidelines and technical instruction.

REGULATIONS AS TO SUMMARY PUNISHMENTS, DESERTERS, CHARACTER, BADGES etc. Extracts from the King's Regulations and Admiralty Instructions. Published June 1914 by the Admiralty
This link takes you to a Jane's Fighting ship books page
One of many " Manual of Seamanship " available, some of the others are 1909 v2; 1922 v2; 1926 v2; 1951 v1 etc. . . . . . .Please ask! . . . . . . . .
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ADMIRALTY NAVIGATION MANUAL III (1938) is based on the syllabus for officers qualifying in Navigation and deals solely with advanced subjects and mathematical proofs not included in volumes I and II. It will be unnecessary for executive officers in general to study this volume
One of many " Manual of Seamanship " available, some of the others are 1909 v2; 1922 v2; 1926 v2; 1951 v1 etc. . . . . . .Please ask! . . . . . . . .
Introduction to Naval Court Martial Procedure by Paymaster Commander A. D. Duckworth, R.N. provides a helpful background to the executive officer involved in a court martial. This 1937 edition served  until 1944 when a 3rd. edition was printed, the complete 2nd. edition apparently destroyed by enemy bombing.
The North Sea Pilot, Part I, contains a description of the Færöes islands, Shetland isles, and Orkney Islands (Scapa Flow etc.).
This, the ninth edition, was prepared by Captain C. M. Gibson, O.B.E., R.N., and contained the latest information received in the Admiralty's Hydrographic Department.1949.
   

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