Collection of over 700 titles on naval history, with particular emphasis on the ships and naval operations of World War II. The collection, compiled by Jack Williams, also contains research files which assemble information on ships and minesweepers, including photographs, cuttings, notes and unpublished material.
The collection also includes publications by Jack Williams:
- 'They led the way: the fleet minesweepers at Normandy, June 1944' (Blackpool: 1994)
- 'The Algerines: Fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy, 1942-1961' (Blackpool: 1995)
- 'Fleet sweepers at war: fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy 1939-1945' (Blackpool: 1997)
Williams, Jack, b. 1925, naval historian