David K. Brown ( -2008) was born in Leeds, England. He joined the Admiralty and became a member of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors, rising through the ranks to become the Deputy Chief Naval Architect, before retiring in 1988.

He then turned his attention to writing, publishing many books on the technical development of warships in the Royal Navy. He also authored the history of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors published during the centenary of that organisation in 1983.

Modern Era Naval Non Fiction

Series: British Warship Development
Year  Book  Comment
  Before the Ironclad Warship Design & Development 1815-1860
  Warrior to Dreadnought Warship Development 1860-1905
  The Grand Fleet Warship Design and Development 1906-1922
  Nelson to Vanguard Warship Design and Development, 1923-1945


Series: n/a
Year  Book  Comment
  Atlantic Escorts Ships, Weapons and Tactics in World War II
  Rebuilding the Royal Navy Warship Design Since 1945

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