The author of Guinness's two books of military blunders from all periods of history presents a corresponding survey of naval incompetence, focusing on the misjudgements and oversights of captains, fleet commanders and strategic planners from Roman times to the Falklands War. From errors of ship design, equipment and weaponry to the incompetence and omissions of sailors of every rank, the book incorporates failed amphibious operations, avoidable submarine disasters and naval aviation disasters. Case studies at the end of ...

Naval Blunders 2004, A. Deutsch, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780233999784

Trade paperback

Naval Blunders 1993, Guinness World Records Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9780851127132