Bernard IrelandBernard Ireland was a British retired naval engineer, editor of Jane's and writer on naval matters.
Ireland was educated at the Royal Dockyard School, Portsmouth and at the University of Southampton. He worked for the Royal Naval Scientific Service, in ship research.
He wrote nearly forty books and contributed to journals and partworks on subjects related to ships and naval campaigns.
Ireland died on 8 February 2019, after a short illness, with his family around him. He leaves his wife, Maureen of 60 years, his son John , daughter Elizabeth and his beloved Granddaughter, Daisy Ireland. Provided by Wikipedia