Nelson's Navy: The Ships, Men, and Organisation, 1793-1815

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Naval Institute Press, 1989 - History - 352 pages
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'Nelson's Navy' 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, seaman and marines; with ship administration; and with life at sea.

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The master work by one of Britain's foremost naval historians. The book is a comprehensive treatment of the Royal Navy, with a sideways glance at the navy's competitors -- the French, Spanish ... Read full review

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First published in 1989 and reprinted many times since, 'Nelson's Navy' is a comprehensive overview of Britain's navy during the 'classic' period of the Napoleonic wars. Just about all bases are ... Read full review

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Brian Lavery is one of the UK's leading maritime historians and the author of such bestselling works as "Nelson's Navy". He was for many years curator at the National Maritime Museum and while there co-authored the authoritative work on the NMM's models, "Ship Models: Their Purpose & Development from 1650 to the Present.

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