Frigates, Sloops and Brigs download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Henderson

Frigates, Sloops and Brigs download free [PDF and Ebook] by James Henderson year 2011
  • Book name: Frigates, Sloops and Brigs
  • Author: James Henderson
  • Release date: 2011/5/30
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781848845268
  • Rating: 9.94 of 10
  • Votes: 69
  • Review by: Zayd Willett
  • Review rating: 8.93 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/13
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Admiral Nelson's most frequent cry was for more frigates. Though not ships of the line these fast and powerful warships were the 'eyes of the fleet'. They enabled admirals to find where the enemy lay and his likely intentions, as well as patrolling vital trade routes and providing information from far-flung colonies. Together with their smaller cousins, the sloops and brigs of the Royal Navy, they performed a vital function.rnrnGenerally commanded by ambitious young men, these were the ships that could capture enemy prizes and earn their officers and men enough prize-money to set them up for life. The fictional characters Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey hardly surpassed some of the extraordinary deeds of derring-do and tragedy described in these pages. rnOriginally published in two volumes, this book is a bargain for all who want the factual low-down on the Brylcreem Boys of Nelson's navy.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H12M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Napoleonic Wars, British & Irish History, Military Vehicles, Military History, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Military & Naval Ships, Ships & Shipping, Maritime History
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, WORD, RB, FB2, TXT, LIT, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, 7-ZIP, TBZ, RAR, CHM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x30.48mm
  • Weight: 657.71g
  • Printed by: Pen & Sword Maritime
  • Published in: South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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