Description

Originally published London 1919. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. The story of England's most famous ship: "Victory." Nelson's Flagship and her part in the Battle of Trafalgar. Contents Include: How the "Victory" was built. How she was launched. How she was fitted for sea. How she schooled the younger generation. How she was manned. How she bore herself in pursuit and retreat. How by cunning she outwitted her foes. How she fought the French Revolution. How she served a feeble and a forceful commander. How she cleared her decks for action. How she hunted Villeneuve. How she sailed for Trafalgar's bay. How her Master made a "Memorandum." How she broke the Allied line. How her Master lay in the cockpit while the battle thundered above. How she signalled sad news to the Fleet. How she weathered the storms and reached her last anchorage.
  • ISBN13: 9781846641329
  • Publisher: Home Farm Books
  • Pubilcation Year: 2006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00236
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateJanuary 1, 2006
Primary CategoryTransportation/Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Sub Category 1History/Military - Naval

Nelson's Flagship and Trafalgar

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