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Merchant Fleets of the World 1940 

Used to identify ships before engagement - helps to avoid scoring any own goals!!
Silhouettes of all known civil passenger, freight ships, tankers, whale factory and bulk cargo ships worldwide.

An important book used on all German Kriegsmarine Warships and Submarine U-Boats throughout the war.

Table of Contents:
identification and estimation board
Instructions for use and planning
Part 1: List of vessels
Part 2: Ship pictures
Part 3: Shipping companies
Part 4: Shipyards
Supplement, corrections etc. of 15.06.1940


  • gilt on blue cloth
  • 471 pages + XXXIV advertisement pages
  • 728 silhouettes + sketches

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Laminated, inner front hinge reinforced, occasionally annotations and markings to ships, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 7-3/4" x 5"  ~1.1 lbs.

by Erich Groner
Published by OKM, Naval Warfare Management


Airmail Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $13.95