Last edited by Mooguktilar
Monday, July 27, 2020 | History

6 edition of Nelson and the age of fighting sail found in the catalog.

Nelson and the age of fighting sail

by Oliver Warner

  • 367 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by American Heritage Pub. Co.: book trade distribution by Meredith Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Nelson, Horatio Nelson, viscount, 1758-1805 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Other titlesHorizon (New York, N.Y.)
      Statementby the editors of Horizon magazine. Author: Oliver Warner. Consultant: Chester W. Nimitz.
      SeriesA Horizon caravel book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA87.1.N4 W28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p.
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5879517M
      LC Control Number63010165

      Buy Nelson's Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail by Nicholas Tracy online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Broadsides | Praise for BROADSIDES""Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the night before battle bestows eternal rest and peerless immortality upon him; envision with Mahan the storm-tossed and ever-watchful ships-of-the-line that kept England secure from invasion; wonder in awe at Collingwood's dedication in working himself to death after Trafalgar elevated him to.

      The Age of Sail - Books on the tall ships in the days of Nelson, Drake and Christopher Columbus Listed under Nelson. The Gun Ship (Chatham Shipshape Series) Rif Winfield Hardcover, pages Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail by Donald A. Petrie Hardcover - pages United States Naval Inst.; ISBN. Naval tactics in the Age of Sail were primarily determined by the sailing and fighting qualities of the sailing warships of the time. Three factors, in particular, constrained what a sailing admiral could order his fleet to do. The first constraint was that, like all sailing vessels, sailing warships could not sail directly into the wind. Most.

        Indeed, this is what makes Leadership Lessons from the Age of Fighting Sail a book that I will return to again and again. I am so proud of the leaders within LIFE Leadership who have produced a series of best sellers over the years led by LIFE Coaches Tim Marks and Claude Hamilton. Praise for BROADSIDES"Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the night before battle bestows eternal rest and peerless immortality, ISBN Buy the Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, ebook. This acclaimed book by Nathan Miller is available at in several formats for your eReader.


Share this book
You might also like
ITER definition phase.

ITER definition phase.

Introduction to Mongolian comparative studies.

Introduction to Mongolian comparative studies.

Rosalind Howard, countess of Carlisle.

Rosalind Howard, countess of Carlisle.

Undergraduate fellows in the humanities.

Undergraduate fellows in the humanities.

United States, Germany and the problem of convicted war criminals, 1946-1955

United States, Germany and the problem of convicted war criminals, 1946-1955

Sutra on the four laws of happiness / by Guru Pitka.

Sutra on the four laws of happiness / by Guru Pitka.

War-time economics

War-time economics

Captives of the Shenka

Captives of the Shenka

control of industry

control of industry

The territorial dimension of politics within, among, and across nations

The territorial dimension of politics within, among, and across nations

open door

open door

Through the looking-glass and what Alice found there

Through the looking-glass and what Alice found there

Nelson and the age of fighting sail by Oliver Warner Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book of four hundred pages by Nathan Miller is a great and riveting account of the age of 'Fighting Sail'. The book covers the period from to the end of the Napoleonic Wars in Having read a number of books on Nelson, Sir Sidney Smith and Lord Cochrane I found this book a treat/5.

Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail Hardcover – Import, January 1, by Oliver Warner (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover, Import, January 1, $ $/5(2).

(Heck, even the 3-star reviews admit that this book is an informative and exciting read.) While keeping the book to a mere pages, there is still a lot of information, action and suspense.

For someone seeking arm-chair time-travel to the fighting age of sail, and a general history of the west from tothis can't be beat/5(19).

Get this from a library. Nelson and the age of fighting sail. [Oliver Warner] -- "Horizon caravel book." A biography of the English naval commander who won control of the seas for England. Buy Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail by Warner, Oliver (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The book concentrates on three specific aspects of Britain’s naval history during the era, those being operations, administration, and social impact. The latter is rarely discussed, so that also makes the book worthwhile.

Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail, the Evolution of Fighting Tactics – () Author: Bryan Tunstall Pages: Books 1; Fiction 2; Age of Fighting Sail - Fiction 3; Refine by. Prices. $5 - $10; $10 - $25; $25 - $50; Over $50; Formats. Paperback; NOOK Book; Hardcover; Audio MP3 on CD; Audio CD; Large Print; Ages.

9 - 12 Years; Teens; Age of Fighting Sail - Fiction. 1 - 20 of results Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of. The Aftermath of Devastation (K) By Alan Lawrence Naval Fiction Releases Created: 07 April Alan Lawrence has just released the next book in his series 'The Continuing Voyages of HMS Surprise'.The Aftermath of Devastation is now available worldwide for Kindle download.

After two years of bloody fighting and heavy losses, after enduring the hurricane ofHMS SURPRISE struggles. Black Tars – The role of black sailors in the Royal Navy in the Age of Fighting Sail Guest Blog by Philip K. Allan. In the heart of London is Trafalgar Square, where the figure of Nelson stands on top of his column and gazes out over the city’s traffic.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk.

Nelson and the age of fighting sail by Warner, Oliver, Publication date Topics Nelson, Horatio Nelson, viscount, This book of four hundred pages by Nathan Miller is a great and riveting account of the age of 'Fighting Sail'.

The book covers the period from to the end of the Napoleonic Wars in Having read a number of books on Nelson, Sir Sidney Smith and Lord Cochrane I found this book a treat.

Nelson and the age of fighting sail. [Oliver Warner] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Caravel books.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:name\/a> \" Nelson and the age of fighting sail\/span>\"@ en\/a>.

A frigate (/ ˈ f r ɪ ɡ ə t /) is a type of warship, having various sizes and roles over time. In the 17th century, a frigate was any warship built for speed and maneuverability, the description often used being "frigate-built". These could be warships carrying their principal batteries of carriage-mounted guns on a single deck or on two decks (with further smaller carriage-mounted guns.

Forester's nonfiction includes The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War ofas well as biographies of Lord Nelson, Napoleon, Josephine, and King Louis XIV. He also wrote an autobiography, Long Before Forty.4/5(3).

This book partners well with Lavery’s Nelson’s Navy for any serious student of the period. Seamanship in the Age of Sail came out inand is a classic of its type. Every aspect of handling a man-of-war is detailed and illustrated with superb line drawings by Mark Myers and the book. Naval warfare - Naval warfare - The age of fighting sail: By the middle of the 17th century guns arrayed along the sides of fighting ships were the decisive weapon.

Heavy guns required a gun deck and a short, sturdy hull, which were at odds with the galley’s requirements of lightness and length. Thus, the shift to sail was a victory of fighting strength over maneuver. Nelson and the age of fighting sail by Oliver Warner,American Heritage Pub.

Co.: book trade distribution by Meredith Press edition, in English - 1st : - Explore pizzapaws's board "Age of Fighting Sail" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sailing ships, Tall ships, Old sailing ships pins. Click to read more about Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail by Oliver Warner.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. This book should be a primer for anyone interested in the age of fighting sail. Well written and well performed. 1. This book explains how ships of the line, in that period functioned.

2. It explained the politics of those men who sailed the ships, in the time that they lived - which is just not done. 3.The first book in the series was released in the yearwhen “The Jackass Frigate” was published, it is also Bond’s debut novel. “The Jackass Frigate” is the first novel in the “Fighting Sail” series, which was released in the year A powerful ship, a questionable crew, and a mission that must succeed.The Mammoth Book of Life Before the Mast: Firsthand Accounts of Naval Warfare from the Age of Nelson and Fighting Sail (Mammoth Books) by Lewis, Jon E.

at - ISBN - ISBN - Robinson - - Softcover.