50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Edition, republishing that first printed in 1986. An account of the ‘stone frigate’ established to provide training for RNVR officers for World War 2. By 1945, 88% of Royal Navy commissioned personnel were Volunteer Reserve officers; HMS Alfred trained more than 22,500 officers. Soft card covers (with photographic illustration), 80 pages, several illustrations from photographs. Condition: A little wear to the covers but overall a clean, bright copy, unmarked.