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Names of Men of War and Yachts Explained

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Published by J. Hall Smith .
Written in English


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Excerpt from Names of Men of War and Yachts Explained I crave indulgence for inaccuracies and imperfections in this little book, it having been written and printed in a very great hurry, as I anticipated having to leave England before I could finish : F.

Crofton. They were most effective at short range. This man-of-war carried two huge pounder (31 kg) carronades. Upper gun deck Unlike the lower and middle decks, this deck was open to the weather in the middle.

Three of the man-of-war's small boats sat on cradles. In the age of sail, the boats carried by the men-of-war were an essential part of the ship's outfitting. They were necessary to move stores, act as the "engine" in confined waters, serve as amphibious raiders, and even to cruise independently as tenders to the mother ship.

Over the centuries there have been many sizes, hull forms, and rigs Cited by: 1. About this Item: Chathampp. Profusely illustrated. 25x Virtually as new. Mint in Near-Mint d/j. This book chronicles the history of ship's boats in the Royal Navy, with descriptions of the boats themselves - their sizes and types - methods of hoisting and stowing them aboard ship, the design and construction of the boats, their fittings, rigs and armament - guns, howitzers.

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A very handy and readable guide to the various boats carried by (British) warships up to the start of the 20th Century. While there are many books covering the warships themselves, their boats don't usually get much of a mention. When they do, it's usually assumed that the reader knows the differences between the types and their s: Another highly popular superyacht name is Escape — a fitting title for the place where many owners go to get away from the stresses of the modern world.

At least seven yachts bear this exact name and five more use variations on the theme, such as Sweet Escape and Magnificent Escape. The most recent example is Gulf Craft Hull /1 (pictured above), which hit the water in boasting. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Warships -- Boats -- Great Britain -- History. Great Britain. Great Britain -- Royal Navy -- Men-of-war -- Boats to ; More like this: Similar Items. With an Introduction by Philip D. Beidler This book was originally published in It is the first novel by William March, pen name for William Edward Campbell.

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The epic war patrols of USS Silversides, Drum, and Tang provide gripping reading and serve as a memorial to the lost boats and crews ‘still on patrol.’” -- Barrett Reviews: Men at War Book Review. Spymasters. Spymasters is the fourth installment in the Men at War book series by W.E.B Griffin.

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The boats carried by the men-of-war were needed to move stores, act as the 'engine' in confined waters, and serve as a tenders. This book covers their design and function.

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