Author:Davenport Adams (W.H.) RP

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Famous Ships of the British Navy.

By: Davenport Adams (W.H.) RP

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1868 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 827


316pp, frontis, 14 illus, original dark blue cloth, dw. AJS: The enterprise and daring of British seamen, with an appendix onûiron-clad ships, a table of British engagements at sea, a glossary etc.,ûEpisodes in the history of the British Navy, recounted through theûexploits of and disasters to some of its famous ships. Thus the loss ofûthe Mary Rose; the Golden Hind and Drake's circumnavigation of the world;ûthe Royal Charles; Anson and the Centurion; the mutiny of the Bounty; theûloss of the Royal George; the wreck of the Alceste; and many others.ûAt the end of the book are diagrams sh... View more info