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The age of sail : the international annual of the historic sailing ship

Author: Nicholas Tracy
Publisher: London : Conway Maritime Press, ©2002-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the eclipse of the galley in the 16th century until the widespread introduction of steam propulsion in the mid-19th century the sailing warship was the major instrument of naval warfare. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Tracy
ISBN: 0851779255 9780851779256
OCLC Number: 52276399
Description: volumes : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: V. 1. The destruction of Admiral Christian's fleet, 1795 / by Edwina Boult --
Naval surgery in the time of Nelson / by Sir James Watt --
The expedition to Lorient, 1746 / by Richard Harding --
St. Vincent: the rift with Nelson / by Peter Trew --
Lord Cochrane in Chile: heroism, plots and paranoia / by Brian Vale --
'To the imperial mind' --
the secret war plan of Lord Dundonald: Kronstadt and Sevastopol / by Charles Stephenson --
Full of mysts flying and fading: exploration of the coast of Maine by Henry Hudson / by Donald Johnson --
Early trading voyages in Hudson Bay, 1700-1750 / by William Glover --
The sloop-of-war HMS Swift: an archaeological approach / by Christian Murray, Dolores Elkin & Damiâan Vainstub --
Efficiency in dockyard administration 1660-1800: a reassessment / by Ann Coats --
Marine plates from the Microcosm / by Nicholas Tracy --
'The most uncomfortable ship': a voyage aboard the Polly Woodside in 1904 / by Ann Gibson --
The 'sextant' section : From the archives: The 24 gun frigate Seahorse / by Peter Goodwin --
News --
Diary --
Notes and queries --
Reviews --
Gallery.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Tracy ; managing editor, Martin Robson.

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