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The Boats of Men-of-War Revised Edition by William E. May

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Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military Science,
  • Transportation,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Great Britain,
  • Warships,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Travel,
  • Royal Navy,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Boats,
  • Great Britain.,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8600015M
ISBN 101557501904
ISBN 109781557501905

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  Editorial Reviews. In the age of sail, the boats carried by the men-of-war were an essential part of the ship's outfitting. They were necessary to move stores, act as the "engine" in confined waters, serve as amphibious raiders, and even to cruise independently as tenders to the mother ship.5/5(3). This is one of the very few books that deals with small, ancillary boats rather than on the biggest, fastest, or latest ships or yachts. It gives a history of British military ship's boats, from the earliest known specifications through the steam era/5(3). In the age of sail, the boats carried by the men-of-war were an essential part of the ship's outfitting. They were necessary to move stores, act as the "engine" in confined waters, serve as amphibious raiders, and even to cruise independently as tenders to the mother ship/5(2).   Synopsis: In the age of sail, the boats carried by the men-of-war were an essential part of the ship's outfitting. They were necessary to move stores, act as the "engine" in confined waters, serve as amphibious raiders, and even to cruise independently as tenders to the mother ship.

About this Item: Chatham , pp. Profusely illustrated. 25x Virtually as new. Mint in Near-Mint d/j. This book chronicles the history of ship's boats in the Royal Navy, with descriptions of the boats themselves - their sizes and types - methods of hoisting and stowing them aboard ship, the design and construction of the boats, their fittings, rigs and armament - . The Boats of Men of War by May, W.E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy The Boats of Men of War Revised edition by W.E. May (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Buy The Boats of Men-of-War by May, W.E., Stephens, Simon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

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