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Men-of-war Life in Nelson"s Navy

Patrick O"Brian

Men-of-war Life in Nelson"s Navy

by Patrick O"Brian

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Published by Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454179M
ISBN 100393326608
ISBN 109780393326604
OCLC/WorldCa80192014

"The fought like young Nelsons." The words of a schoolmaster, writing from aboard HMS Mars after the battle of Trafalgar, describing the valor of his pupils in the heat of battle. Made immortal by the novels of Patrick O'Brian, C. S. Forester and Alexander Kent, these boy sailors, alongside those of every other Royal Navy ship, had entered the "For all those with this deeper interest in the workings of a great fleet, Nelson's Navy will prove the perfect guide. The book is divided into 14 thematic sections that deal with the design and construction of ships; with the Navy's central and local administration; with the training and organization of officers; seamen and marines; with ship administration; and with life at ://?id=uH--DfZKzE4C.

  Ranks in Nelson's navy. The average third-rate ship of the line of guns during Nelson's day carried some men, all of whom had particular jobs at sea and in battle. Admiral, c. An British man o'war used four different kinds of timber in its construction: oak, elm, beech and fir. As a result, the ship's carpenter was one of   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 :// /aos-general/life-in-nelsons-navy.

  Feeding Nelson's Navy - The True Story of Food at Sea in the Georgian Era, Janet MacDonald. The popular image of food in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic period involves biscuits alive with weevils and salt meat so hard it could be used for carving. As this study makes clear, that isn't a fair or accurate   The Vietnam War tested the United States in new and horrid ways. Unprepared for guerilla tactics, dense jungles, and unwilling to interpret their foes’ actions as anything other than the working of Moscow’s efforts to expand Communism, the nation spent


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Here in MEN-OF-WAR: Life in Nelson's Navy, we learn about the ships, the gunnery, the lifestyle and the protocol of the 18th century British Navy which successfully defended England from an invasion led by Napoleon. The information in this book is concise and easily comprehensible, thanks to an economical and cheerful writing :// Men-Of-War: Life in Nelson's Navy Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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A companion to O'Brian's sea novels, this concise, historical overview offers a straightforward explanation of what daily life was like in Admiral Horatio Nelson's navy.

Line drawings and charts help readers to understand the construction and rigging of the great ships and the types and disposition of the guns. Contemporary illustrations and  › Books › History › Military › Naval.

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This book is a companion to Patrick O'Brian's sea novels, a straightforward exploration of what daily life in Nelson's navy was really like, for everyone from the captain down to the rawest :// Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Men-Of-War Life in Nelson's Navy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our ://   Men of War, Life in Nelson’s Navy Men of War, Life in Nelson’s Navy.

by Patrick O’Brian. a very brief book review by Tony Gerard. This book is a nice little primer for anyone who is thinking about a naval impression but doesn’t know a thing about it. At less than pages, and many containing pictures, it’s a very easy read. Any Aubrey Maturin reader determined to learn the locations of the orlop and the mizenmast, the etiquette of epaulettes, or the range of a pounder will delight in this invaluable reference companion to O'Brian's epic and series.

An exploration of what daily life was like in Nelson's navy, for everyone from the captain on down to the rawest ://   Inthere w men in the Royal Navy; bythere wereHierarchy aboard a man of war was as embedded as the continents to the Earth’s crust.

At the top, commissioned officers lorded over all below, with the chief monarch being the captain. Royal Navy fleet at The Battle of Trafalgar, depicted here in its opening phase Life was dull. Sailors cleaned, painted and sewed. In terms of the day-to-day life of a sailor, which was lived in the cold, dark decks of a man of war, these years were very long indeed.

Routine and discipline were therefore as important as cleanliness for the efficiency of any :// /5-facts-you-probably-didnt-know-about-nelsons-navy. Nelson's Navy, The Ships, Men and Organisationby Brian Lavery, foreword by Patrick O'Brian, revised and updated edition, (ISBN ).

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Norton & Company, Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good unclipped dust jacket. Gently used with NO markings in text; binding is tight. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. VeryGood / Very Good. Item #mon ISBN: Price: $ Diary of 18th century sailor provides fascinating insight into life below decks in Nelson's navy.

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Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men and Organisation by B Lavery (Conway Maritime Press, ) Nelson and the Nile: The Naval War against Bonaparte by B Lavery (Chatham, )   Published to coincide with the bicentenary of Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, Nelson's Men o' War is a fascinating account of the day-to day reality of life at sea during the Napoleonic wars.

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The best single-volume work to cover the vast and complex senior service as a whole. The book is divided into fourteen thematic sections which deal with the design and construction of ships; with the Navy's central and local administration; with the training and organisation of officers, seamen and marines; with ship administration; and with life at :// /aos-naval-non-fiction/aos-general/nelsons-navy.

Nelson's Navy book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men, and Organization, ” as Want to Read: Lavery has written an encyclopedic introduction (if that's not oxymoronic)to life in the British Navy during the time of the Napoleonic ://.

Jack Tar: Life in Nelson's Navy Kindle Edition The evidence presented of the life and treatment of these men appears to be of the first order, as such making this a superb historical study. Every aspect of a sailors life in Nelsons Navy is covered in detail. I found it hard to put ://Related books: Patrick O'Brian Full list Those who downloaded this book also downloaded the following books:?Element_ID=The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden warships.

Drawn from all over Britain and beyond, often unwillingly, these ordinary men made the navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer ://