The Seventy Four Gun Ship Hull Construction


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Author by Jean Boudriot
Genre Book Naval architecture
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ISBN-10 UOM:39015011857060
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The 100 Gun Ship Victory


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Author by John McKay
Genre Book Sailing ships
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ISBN-10 0851777988
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Description: Forever associated with Nelson's last battle, HMS Victory is one of the most famous ships of all time, and is now preserved at a museum in Portsmouth. This book presents a full description of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate.

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A History Of The United States Navy From 1775 To 1893 By Edgar Stanton Maclay A M With Technical Revision By Lieutenant Roy C Smith


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Author by Edgar Stanton Maclay
Genre Book
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ISBN-10 NYPL:33433009305511
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The Age Of The Ship Of The Line


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Author by Jonathan R. Dull
Genre Book History
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ISBN-10 9781473811669
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Description: In the series of wars that raged between France and Britain from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries,seapower was of absolute vital importance. Not only was each nation's navy a key to victory, but was a prerequisite for imperial dominance. These ongoing struggles for overseas colonies and commercial dominance required efficient navies which in turn insured the economic strength for the existence of these fleets as instruments of state power.This new book, by the distinguished historian Jonathan Dull, looks inside the workings of both the Royal and the French navies of this tumultuous era, and compares the key elements of the rival fleets. Through this balanced comparison, Dull argues that Great Britain's final triumph in a series of wars with France was primarily the result of superior financial and economic power.This accessible and highly readable account navigates the intricacies of the British and French wars in a way which will both enlighten the scholar and fascinate the general reader. Naval warfare is brought to life but also explained within the framework of diplomatic and international history. An important new work.

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Records Of The Cape Colony


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Author by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
Genre Book Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
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ISBN-10 UCLA:L0060608916
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Ships Of Oak Guns Of Iron


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Author by Ronald Utt
Genre Book History
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ISBN-10 9781621570080
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Description: The War of 1812 is typically noted for a handful of events: the burning of the White House, the rise of the Star Spangled Banner, and the battle of New Orleans. But in fact the greatest consequence of that distant conflict was the birth of the U.S. Navy. During the War of 1812, America’s tiny fleet took on the mightiest naval power on earth, besting the British in a string of victories that stunned both nations. In his new book, Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Birth of the American Navy, author Dr. Ronald Utt not only sheds new light on the naval battles of the War of 1812 and how they gave birth to our nation’s great navy, but tells the story of the War of 1812 through the portraits of famous American war heroes. From the cunning Stephen Decatur to the fierce David Porter, Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron relates how thousands of American men and boys gave better than they got against the British Navy. The great age of fighting sail is as rich in heroic drama as any epoch. Dr. Utt’s Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron retrieves the American chapter of that epoch from unjustified obscurity, and offers readers an intriguing chronicle of the War of 1812 as well as a unique perspective on the birth of the U.S. Navy.

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The Theory And Practice Of Ship Building


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Author by Andrew Murray
Genre Book Naval architecture
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ISBN-10 NYPL:33433004100354
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British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1714 1792


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Author by Rif Winfield
Genre Book History
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ISBN-10 9781783469253
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Description: The new Hanoverian dynasty that came to power with the accession of George I in 1714 inherited the largest navy in the world. In the course of the century, this force would see a vast amount of action against nearly every major navy, reaching a pinnacle of success in the Seven Years War only to taste defeat in the American Revolutionary struggle, when it faced the combined navies of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and the rebellious colonies themselves. Considering the contribution to history of these ships, there is surprisingly little readily available on their careers. Now this gap is comprehensively filled by this superb reference book, outlining the service history of every ship, built, purchased or captured, that fought for the Royal Navy in the great wars of the eighteenth century—well over 2000 vessels.The book is organized by Rate, classification and class, with outline technical and building data, but followed by a concise summary of the careers of each ship in every class. This includes commissioning dates, refit periods, changes of captain, the stations where they served (and when), as well as details of any noteworthy actions in which they took part.It will enable anyone to follow up a casual reference to any warship, and will provide the researcher with a solid core of information on which to base further study. With nothing remotely like it in print, this is a work of the utmost importance to every naval historian and general reader interested in the navy of the sailing era.

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The 50 Gun Ship


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Author by Rif Winfield
Genre Book Frigates
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ISBN-10 1845600096
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Description: Based on the latest research in original sources, this is an in-depth text covering the complete history of the 50-gun ship. Numerous tables of technical data covering dimensions, construction, armament and details are included.

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Catalogue Of Books On Architecture And Engineering Together With An Incorporated List Of Members Of The Several Learned Societies For The Promotion Of Architecture And Civil And Mechanical Engineering On Sale With Prices Fixed By J Weale


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Author by John WEALE (Bookseller.)
Genre Book
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ISBN-10 BL:A0019380312
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