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Russian Warships in the Age of Sale, 1696 -1860: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates

Peter the Great created the Russian navy from nothing, but it soon surpassed Sweden as the Baltic naval power, while in the Black Sea it became an essential tool in driving back the Ottoman Turks from Europe. During the 18th century it was the third largest ... Read more
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Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Published: 2010  Hardcover
ISBN: 1848320582

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BRITISH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1603 - 1714: Design Construction, Careers and Fates  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

The seventeenth century saw the transformation of Britain from a minor state on the fringes of Europe into a global economic power, whose interests were protected and promoted by the largest navy in the world. The character of this navy was forged by ... Read more
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Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
Published: 2010  Hardcover
ISBN: 184832040X

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Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1690

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys provides a fascinating insider s view of the working of the Admiralty, the wealth of fact and figures is ... Read more
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Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Published: 2010  Hardcover
ISBN: 1848320655

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RUSSO-JAPANESE NAVAL WAR 1905 VOL. II

Book describes technical aspects of the Russo-Japanese Naval War. Contains descriptions of all involved ships, Russian and Japanese ones. Maps, photos. ... Read more
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Publisher: MMP
Published: 2010  Paperback
ISBN: 8361421025

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RUSSO-JAPANESE NAVAL WAR 1905 VOL. I

Book describes technical aspects of the Russo-Japanese Naval War. Contains descriptions of all involved ships, Russian and Japanese ones. Maps, photos. ... Read more
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Publisher: MMP
Published: 2009  Paperback
ISBN: 8389450488

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Britain's Historic Ships: The Ships That Shaped a Nation: A Complete Guide

Rule Britannia; Britannia rules the waves! This lavish volume explores more than 50 celebrated and accessible historic British ships—including replicas. Covering everything from the Navy and Merchant Sail to passenger ships and coasters, ... Read more
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Publisher: Conway
Published: 2009  Hardcover
ISBN: 1844860930

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The Frigate Surprise: The Design, Construction and Careers of Jack Aubrey's Favourite Command  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

There is no more famous a vessel in naval fiction than HMS Surprise, the principal ship in Patrick O'Brian's much-celebrated "Aubrey-Maturin" series of sea stories. Yet, the frigate also had a true historical career serving in both the French and British ... Read more
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Publisher: Conway
Published: 2008  Hardcover
ISBN: 1844860744

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Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

"A fluent, intelligent history...give[s] the reader a feel for the human quirks and harsh demands of life at sea." — New York Times Book Review ... Read more
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Publisher: W. W. Norton
Published: 2008  Paperback
ISBN: 039333032X

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Victory vs Redoutable: Ships of the line at Trafalgar 1805 (Duel)  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

This book is an opportunity to relive the action at Trafalgar - read the accounts of sailors who were there, and who experienced the sound of scraping cutlasses and bombarding cannons at one of the most important naval engagements of history. ... Read more
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Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Published: 2008  Paperback
ISBN: 1846031346

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Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution  Amazon's Average Costumer Review 5/5

This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, ... Read more
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Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 2007  Paperback
ISBN: 0486420728

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