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Pepy's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organisation 1649-89
     

Pepy's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organisation 1649-89

by J. David Davies
 

All aspects of the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century are comprehensively described in this book by one of Britain's leading authorities of a period that witnessed the creation of a permanent naval service. One of the book's most significant players is Samuel Pepys, whose tireless work over thirty years did so much to develop systems for

Overview

All aspects of the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century are comprehensively described in this book by one of Britain's leading authorities of a period that witnessed the creation of a permanent naval service. One of the book's most significant players is Samuel Pepys, whose tireless work over thirty years did so much to develop systems for construction and administration that prepared the navy for its global struggle with the French. This book will appeal to scholar and layman alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848320147
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

J. D. Davies is the author of the critically acclaimed Gentlemen and Tarpaulins and chairman of the Naval Dockyards Society in Great Britain.

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