Frigates

Frigates

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by James Henderson, Ernest E. Yelf
     
 

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The Royal Navy's frigates, light ships commanded by young officers, fought the French from 1793 to 1815 and the Americans from 1812 to 1815. Although Britain's light ships of this era have inspired numerous films and novels, there has never been a single historical narrative of the frigates of the Napoleonic era. Henderson has drawn upon numerous contemporary accounts…  See more details below

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The Royal Navy's frigates, light ships commanded by young officers, fought the French from 1793 to 1815 and the Americans from 1812 to 1815. Although Britain's light ships of this era have inspired numerous films and novels, there has never been a single historical narrative of the frigates of the Napoleonic era. Henderson has drawn upon numerous contemporary accounts and original ships' logs to produce this vivid account.

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ISBN-13:
9780760717479
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Pages:
176

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