Arthur Bleby. The Victorian Naval Brigades. Dunbeath, Scotland: Whittles Publishing, 2006.
John Beeler is a professor of history at the University of Alabama and his field of research specialization is Victorian naval policy. He has published two books on aspects of the subject, British Naval Policy in the Gladstone-Disraeli Era, 1866-1880 (1997) and Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design Policy, 1870-1881 (2001). In addition, Beeler edited Donald M. Schurman's Imperial Defense, 1868-1887 (2000) and is now editing the papers of Admiral Sir Alexander Milne (1806-1896) for the Navy Records Society. The first of three volumes was published in 2004.