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Navies of the Napoleonic era

Digby George Smith

Navies of the Napoleonic era

by Digby George Smith

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navies -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Naval art and science -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Naval operations.,
  • Europe -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 272) and index.

    StatementDigby Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22632607M
    ISBN 100764319884

    Armies of the Napoleonic Era provides a complete overview of the tactics, organisation, uniforms, equipment, weapons and actions fought during those dynamic years , when revolutionary France reshaped Europe before being forced back into a more conventional pattern of life. Aug 15,  · Warships of the Napoleonic Era. Design, Development and Deployment Consequently, ships from the navies of France, Spain, the United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, as well as from Britain, were illustrated by an unprecedented variety of paintings, drawings, models or plans. About the Author. ROBERT GARDINER. Robert Gardiner is.

    Aug 12,  · Continental powers of the Napoleonic era like France and Spain might desire maritime trade, but for Britain it was literally the breath of life. For the Royal Navy, deploying the finest frigates of the era began with a solid design, one that was easy to build and economical with regard to critical strategic materials like hardwood and metals. An excellent book on the subject is "Navies of the Napoleonic Era" by Otto von Pivka, which has almost every major ship of every power, when they were built, their total guns, and what happened to them. Wargame Rules for tactical naval wargame using gunboats and minor ships in the Napoleonic Era .

    Mar 30,  · Book Review: Warships of the Napoleonic Era - Robert Gardiner A sumptuous coffee-table feast of images and info from the high tide of the age of sail. This large format hardback is, like the ships it celebrates and describes, a thing of great johnsonout.com: Seb Palmer. Sean Thomas Russell has recently has 2 of his novels published – I think the first is called Under Enemy Colours, which I can heartily recommend – good on technical detail but also a ripping yarn, even if the villain shares my surname and so sullies a name that has served the Sovereigns of England for centuries by both land and sea Still its only fiction I suppose!


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"Navies of the Napoleonic Era" covers in three distinct sections the ships and men of the navies of that time, the engagements between them and the strengths of the various navies, their uniforms and methods of training. There is much technical detail and the book covers American naval action like the battles on Lake johnsonout.com by: 5.

Navies of the Napoleonic Era: Hardcover – January 1, by Digby Smith (Author)Author: Digby Smith. The period of turmoil that preceded and marked the Napoleonic era caused an expansion in the navies of Europe and the United States.

Naval tactics were evolving too, as the old system of individual ships and captains was replaced by true navies, governed by a hierarchy and working together as a johnsonout.com: Digby Smith.

The period of turmoil that preceded and marked the Napoleonic era caused an expansion in the navies of Europe and the United States. Naval tactics were evolving too, as the old system of individual ships and captains was replaced by true navies, governed by a hierarchy and working together as a force.

The book falls into three parts: Part One: The Ships and the Men describes ship construction. Schiffer Publishing Navies of the Napoleonic Era - The period of turmoil that preceded and marked the Napoleonic era caused an expansion in the navies of Europe and the United States. Naval tactics were evolving too, as the old system Navies of the Napoleonic era book individual ships and captains was replaced by true navies, governed by a hierarchy and working together as.

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$ () Add to basketBook Edition: Book Club Edition (BCE/BOMC). Fiction set during the Napoleonic Wars at the turn of the 18th Century Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Napoleonic Wars were a defining event of the early 19th century, and inspired many works of fiction, from then until the present day. Leo Tolstoy 's epic novel War and Peace recounts Napoleon's wars between and (especially the disastrous invasion of Russia and subsequent retreat) from a Russian perspective.

The Napoleonic Wars The alliances; The Mediterranean ; The East Indies ; The Trafalgar campaign ; The Russian navy in the Mediterranean ; Russian naval operations in the Adriatic ; The Russians in the Aegean ; The battle of Lemnos, 19 June ; Subsequent political developments ; Russian withdrawal from the Mediterranean; British joint operations in.

Originally published as two separate books, this single volume edition looks at the frigates and smaller ships that served in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars.

Tales of daring successes mix with stories of bold actions that ended in defeat. Books shelved as fiction-napoleonic-era: An Eye of the Fleet by Richard Woodman, A Close Run Thing by David Donachie, An Infamous Army by Georgette Heyer.

Weapons & Equipment of the Napoleonic Wars. London: Arms & Armour Press. ISBN Over, Keith (). Flags and Standards of the Napoleonic Wars. London: Bivouac Books. ISBN Smith, Digby (). An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars.

London: Lorenz Books. ISBN Apr 21,  · Historic Naval Fiction, the home of naval fiction set in the age of sail, contains information on the authors and novels with useful information and links for people interested in books.

The period of turmoil that preceded and marked the Napoleonic era caused an expansion in the navies of Europe and the United States. Naval tactics were evolving too, as the old system of individual ships and captains was replaced by true navies, governed by a hierarchy and working together as a force.

In historic naval fiction books the author will often refer to ships as 'third rate', 'ship of the line' or '74'. This page seeks to clarify how the ships of the Napoleonic era were classified.

The rating system applied to ships of the Royal Navy between the 's and the early 19th century but in fiction will often be used to refer to ships. In many cases, Patrick O'Brian put Jack Aubrey aboard real Royal Navy vessels of the era of the Napoleonic Wars, although frequently the author altered the actual histories of those ships to fit the world of his fictional hero.

Painting and Assembling Scale Napoleonic Ships Gamers are encouraged to further research the subject for more details. An excellent book on the subject is "Navies of the Napoleonic Era" by Otto von Pivka, which has almost every major ship of every power, when they were built, their total guns, and what happened to them.

The book also. Nelson's Navy in Fiction and Film: Depictions of British Sea Power in the Napoleonic Era. Sue Parrill. McFarland, This book provides summaries and analyses of more than novels and nearly 30 films and examines the extent to which they accurately reflect the history, mores and manners of the period—and the extent to which they reveal.Nov 14,  · Widely proclaimed as the best single volume work on the Napoleonic Wars, David Chandler's large book is easily the top pick.

Maintaining an easy to read style across a detailed examination of the battles, tactics, and events, the book contains a wealth of information.CONTACT S.

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