Nelson's Navy: Its Ships, Men and Organization, 1793-1815

Nelson's Navy: Its Ships, Men and Organization, 1793-1815

by Brian Lavery

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Nelson's Navy: Its Ships, Men and Organization, 1793-1815 by Brian Lavery

First published in 1990, this encyclopedic yet highly readable work gives an indepthdescription of the Royal Navy in Lord Nelson's time. Filled with over four hundred illustrations, the book is divided into fourteen sections that deal with the design and construction of ships, the navy's administration, and life at sea. Other topics include shiphandling and navigation, gunnery techniques and fighting tactics, and a discussion of foreign navies of the day. Nelson's Navy is an important source book for the naval historian, a valuable reference for the enthusiast, and a revelation to the general reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870212581
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 10.21(w) x 11.95(h) x 1.12(d)

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