Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792–1815Add to Wish List
Author: Chris Henry There were many elements to British Napoleonic naval success but one of the key factors was gunnery. Other countries developed different naval weapons to fit their maritime strategies. The French and Spanish systems developed on similar lines,...
British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-LineAdd to Wish List
Author: Angus Konstam The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars encompassed a period when rival European fleets vied for naval supremacy, and naval tactics were evolving. The British Royal Navy emerged triumphant as the leading world sea power, and the epitome...
Nelson’s SailorsAdd to Wish List
Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes Drawing on many contemporary sources and eyewitness accounts, this book examines the lives of the ordinary sailors of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815), detailing their attitudes, duties, comforts, hardships, vices and...
British Frigate vs French FrigateAdd to Wish List
Author: Mark Lardas In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary...
French Warship Crews 1789–1805Add to Wish List
Author: Terry Crowd This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the Revolution up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the...