6 edition of Who"s Who in Nelson"s Navy found in the catalog.
October 15, 2005
by Greenhill Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||388|
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An excellent, readable, high level (but well footnoted) study of the navy after Nelson: "Trafalgar did not end the naval war -- in fact it grew in scale and intensity -- and in and the navy was larger in terms of both ships and manpower than it ever had been before."/5. The Royal Navy of Nelson's period has generally been painted in terms of men being pressed into service against their will, living in hellish conditions, and being tyrannised with the lash.
HMS Victory is a gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in , laid down in and launched in She is best known for her role as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October She additionally served as Keppel's flagship at Ushant, Howe's flagship at Cape Spartel and Jervis's flagship at Cape St sioned: Men-of-War: Life in Nelson's Navy by Patrick O'Brian is a short, small-format cm × cm × cm ( in × in × in), concise, well illustrated introduction to life aboard the ships of the Royal Navy during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; the period in which the author's acclaimed Aubrey–Maturin series of novels is : Patrick O'Brian.
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A good and quick reference guide to exactly who did what, when, and where in Nelson's Navy. It's handy, easy to use, and also it's nice to have portraits of the gentleman involved. A face next to a name makes it much easier to remember. Read more. One person found this helpful.
Helpful/5(2). Who's Who in Nelson's Navy: Two Hundred Heroes By Nicholas Tracy AOS Naval Non-Fiction - Biographical This new collection of short biographies tells of the heroic deeds of two hundred prominent officers who fought at sea through the wars against the French Republic and Empire.
DR NICHOLAS TRACY is a highly-regarded historian of the age of Nelson with a number of distinguished works to his name including Nelson's Battles and the five-volume edited version of The Naval Chronicle, all published by Chatham/5(2).
Tracy's book contains brief biographies of prominent British naval officers who fought through the wars against the French Republic and Empire.
Each entry covers the men's personal lives and careers, setting their achievements within the context of the wars they fought in.
Read more. • Only modern biographical dictionary of Nelson's navy • Incorporates the latest research, with portraits of many officers • Quick-reference summaries of each officer's career This new collection of short biographies tells of the heroic deeds of two hundred prominent officers who fought at sea through the wars against the French Republic and : £ Book Review: Who's Who in Nelson's Navy: Naval Heroes.
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Tilley. Brian Lavery is the guest curator of the exhibition Victory at Chatham Historic Dockyard. He has written more than thirty books on maritime history including the highly successful Nelson's Navy and Empire of the Seas/5(30).
With a foreword by Patrick O'Brian, Nelson's Navy is the definitive reference work on the British Navy in the Napoleonic era for individuals with an interest in the workings of the greatest fleet of the sailing era. Written by one of the world's leading authorities on the sailing navy, the book contains considerable original research to give a clear and authentic picture of the British navy as.
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DR NICHOLAS TRACY is a highly-regarded historian of the age of Nelson with a number of distinguished works to his name including Nelson s Battles and the five-volume edited version of The Naval Chronicle, all published by Chatham/5(6).
Brian Lavery's "Life in Nelson's Navy" is an excellent introductory survey of its subject: life in the Royal Navy during the time of Nelson.
This small, slender (90 pages) paperback, with no illustrations and without any scholarly pretensions such as footnotes or even a bibliography, gives a clear, concise account of what Royal Navy life for officers and crew was like two centuries ago/5(90).
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Nelson's Navy book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This encyclopedic work gives an in-depth description of all facets of /5. This book is the perfect guide to Nelson's Navy for all those with an interest in the workings of the great fleet.
The book is eminently readable and is the first single-volume work to cover in such depth this vast and complex subject. Written by one of the world's leading authorities on the sailing navy the book contains considerable original /5(13).
Conditions in Nelson's navy uncovered by scientists Sailors in Admiral Nelson's navy were plagued by scurvy, ridden with syphilis and often mutilated by amputations but only a.
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Marquis & Company. "Broad in scope and compelling in detail, this book presents facts about a navy and a time that have spawned many myths. The author, a British naval historian and Nelson specialist, offers a compelling view of the social structure and harsh living conditions aboard the ships of the Royal Navy in the late eighteenth century.
Dudley Pope describes a typical day aboard a man-of-war, discusses the. Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory had a complement of men that needed to react with precision to adjust the ship’s 37 sails, fire its cannons, steer its 3, ton frame, and navigate by means of astronomical instruments.
This required an intricate system of routine and discipline. Organization. Sailors usually had no say in what ship they served aboard. Books shelved as admiral-lord-nelson: Heart of Oak: A Sailor's Life in Nelson's Navy by James P.
McGuane, Nelson's Navy by David Tudor Davies, The Trafal. Ranks in Nelson's navy In this gallery we look at the crew of a typical warship from the Napoleonic era, from the officers to the common sailors. Large ships needed a skilled and varied crew to complete a successful voyage.
The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy A Guide to the Fiction of the Napoleonic Wars book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. T /5.Ranks in Nelson's navy In this gallery we look at the crew of a typical warship from the Napoleonic era, from the officers to the common sailors.
Large ships needed a skilled and varied crew to complete a successful voyage. The average third-rate ship of the line of guns during Nelson's day carried some men, all of whom had particular.An account of shipboard life in Nelson's navy at the end of the 18th century.
During a period when the Royal Navy dominated the world's oceans, this book covers every aspect of naval life; ships, daily routine, medicine at sea, food and clothing, arms and battle, and the face of the enemy/5(15).