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Britain's historic ships : a complete guide to the ships that shaped the nation

Author: Paul Brown
Publisher: London : Conway ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Publishing, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring over 50 of Britain's most celebrated and accessible historic ships, this book describes the significance of the country's rich maritime heritage.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Brown
ISBN: 9781844860937 1844860930
OCLC Number: 288986189
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The sailing Navy --
Merchant sail --
Coastal sail --
The transition from sail to steam --
The early 20th-century Navy --
Coastal steamers and harbour craft --
The Second World War Navy --
The postwar Navy --
Appendix : Other vessels of 60 feet or more on the core and designated lists of the National Historic Ships Register.
Responsibility: Paul Brown.

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