HMS Victory pocket manual 1805 : Admiral Nelson's flagship at Trafalgar /

"This pocket manual is a complete and concise guide to one of the world's most famous warships, Admiral Nelson's fully preserved flagship HMS Victory. Author Peter Goodwin adopts a fresh approach to explain the workings of the most tangible symbol of the Royal Navy's greatest bat...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Goodwin, Peter (Peter G.) (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • Building the Victory
  • Victory's sea service
  • Entering the ship and the Georgian Navy
  • Manning the ship
  • Living in the ship
  • Conditions of service
  • The Royal Marines
  • Learning the ropes
  • Ship's boats and boat work
  • Anchors aweigh
  • Victory's ordnance
  • Training the great guns
  • The broadside of battle
  • 'Boarders away'
  • Trafalgar (Al-Tarafal-al Aghar)
  • Sawbones and sick berth
  • Nelson, hero of the Victory
  • Appendices. A1. The Victory's sailing qualities
  • A2. Watches, ship's time and daily routine at sea
  • A3. Quantity of shot and gunpowder expended at the Battle of Trafalgar
  • A4. The Victory's battle casualties killed in action.