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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I really like Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series of novels (which the movie "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" drew from). I'm currently reading these novels for a second time, and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

I really like Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series of novels (which the movie "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" drew from). I'm currently reading these novels for a second time, and ... 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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