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  1. Kriegsmarine officer cadet photograph album from the shakedown cruise of the SSS Albert Leo Schlageter.
    A fascinating survival from the pre-war Kriegsmarine: a photograph album kept by a naval cadet serving on the three-masted school ship the SSS Albert Leo Schlageter, one of five such ships built by Blohm & Voss at Hamburg. She was launched on 30 October 1937 - the cadet's portrait is dated 31.10.37, the day after - and her... Learn More
    £1,850

    Stock Code: 111525

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  2. 67173
    First edition of this extremely uncommon poetical account of a two-month "shakedown" cruise with a new ship's company on a British man of war. The work was begun as a pastime during a "regimen on shore recruiting an extremely exhausted constitution". Finding his "Sketches of Scenes which had occurred on Naval Service increasing,"... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 67173

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