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sailor"s Nelson

Mark Kerr

sailor"s Nelson

by Mark Kerr

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Published by Hurst & Blackett in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nelson, Horatio Nelson, -- Viscount.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Admiral Mark Kerr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22423471M

      And when the end at last came aboard Victory, many of Nelson's sailors truly were in tears. He, more than any other leader before him or since, had .   England expects every foreign man to do his duty: How Nelson relied on more than 1, overseas-born sailors at the Battle of Trafalgar. Of 13, soldiers on ships' books.

    Edward Fraser provides a good deal of the answer in his book, which seeks to sketch a picture of the captains, officers, and sailors who executed Nelson's orders with gusto, determination and, in many cases, with some of their own flair. The "Band of Brothers" that Nelson led and inspired are described in detail - their actions and deeds, which. Product Description: Drawing on many contemporary sources and eyewitness accounts, this book examines the lives of the ordinary sailors of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (), detailing their attitudes, duties, comforts, hardships, vices and Rating: % positive.

    REPTRF1 $ Type: Others. Period: Napoleonic Wars. Scale: 1/32 Scale - Type: Others - Period: Napoleonic Wars - Scale: 1/32 Scale - Hobby Bunker. Luce referred to this book and contrasted Howe and Nelson, whom he considered to be the great exemplars of two different branches of tacticsHowe representing “minor, elementary or evolutionary tactics” and Nelson representing “Fighting or Grand Tactics or the Mark Kerr, The Sailor’s Nelson. London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.,


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Drawing on many contemporary sources and eyewitness accounts, this book examines the lives of the ordinary sailors of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (), detailing their attitudes, duties, comforts, hardships, vices and virtues.

The popular image of the British sailor of this time is of a press-ganged wretch living off weevil-infested food, motivated. "The fought like young Nelsons." The words of a schoolmaster, writing from aboard HMS Mars after the battle of Trafalgar, describing the valor of his pupils in the heat of battle.

Made immortal by the novels of Patrick O'Brian, C. Forester and Alexander Kent, these boy sailors, alongside those of every other Royal Navy ship, had entered the British Navy to fight the French across every /5(7). The scene is the aftermath of Nelson being shot by a French sniper. Take a closer look at the left hand side and you’ll spot a sailor, stood up with his rifle firmly in his hands and looking up towards the rigging where the shot came from.

Books shelved as admiral-lord-nelson: Heart of Oak: A Sailor's Life in Nelson's Navy by James P. McGuane, Nelson's Navy by David Tudor Davies, The Trafal. Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes Drawing on many contemporary sources and eyewitness accounts, this book examines the lives of the ordinary sailors of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (), detailing their attitudes, duties.

The black sailors were such an integral part of the Royal Navy that a black figure is given a key role in the painting of the death of Nelson by Daniel Maclise which is in the Walker Art Gallery.

Roy and Lesley Adkins's many books include Trafalgar, which tells the story of the war at sea in Napoleonic times, and their latest book Jack Tar, looking at life in the navy in Nelson's era. This is the book that inspired us to buy a boat and go sailing. Bernard Moitessier was a French sailor who raced in the Golden Globe, the first single-handed around the world race.

He sails from England alone for several months and when it. Most of us are day sailors or fair-weather cruisers with the occasional out of the comfort zone experience, so it’s nice to live vicariously through a good book about the polar opposite. The Fastnet Race, a mile contest off the coast or Ireland, was hellacious.

Nelson's Navy book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This encyclopedic work gives an in-depth description of all facets of /5(13). By Jerome S. Welna, Heritage Books, Westminster, MD, (). Reviewed by J. Wandres. Jerome S.

Welna makes a heroic effort to tell The True Story of a Destroyer Sailor’s Life at Sea During World War first 90 pages give a pocket peek at events causing and leading to World War II. The scenario described is the death of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar ina moment so central to Britain’s story of itself that in a BBC poll, Nelson placed.

Diary of 18th century sailor provides fascinating insight into life below decks in Nelson's navy. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: EDT, 14 August However, the wars with France thereafter did not terminate untilwith a brief respite in ; how then, without Nelson, was the supremacy of the Royal Navy maintained.

Edward Fraser provides a good deal of the answer in his book, which seeks to sketch a picture of the captains, officers, and sailors who executed Nelson’s orders with. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kerr, Mark, Sailor's Nelson.

London, Hurst & Blackett []. Buy Young Nelsons: Boy Sailors During the Napoleonic Wars (General Military) 1st Edition by Ronald, D.A.B (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: 8. Researching the prevalence of black sailors in the 18 th century navy is problematic.

The principle source of data on crews comes from ships’ muster books, many of which still survive. But black sailors almost always appear under their western ‘slave’ names, rather than their African ones.

The author of this book-originally titled The Sailors Who Nelson Led-specialised in Napoleonic history and presented it as a series of interesting vignettes.

This book's companion title, Wellington's Soldiers, is also published by Leonaur. The book simply reinforces old stereotypes about Nelson's sailors. They were not half starved, frequently flogged and poorly served by the surgeons.

For example, the surgeons are condemned for cutting off limbs carelessly, crudely and quickly. However, amputation was often needed and had to be done in 90 seconds, or less, to avoid the lethal /5(10). Source: Adm. WHSmythe Word Book ca. Ed Minch on Ma Since it was right next to the area that the sailors lived – the forecastle or fo’c’sle – it was a handy place to put the toilet.

In Master and Commander there is shot of them rounding the horn in the snow with an old sailor shivering on the head James Nelson's.

Nelson's sailors. [Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Steve Noon] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Steve Noon.

Find more information about: .Bernard Motissier (–), French yachtsman and author of books about his voyages and sailing Jacob Nagle (–), well-traveled seaman who wrote a journal Jure Šterk (–), Slovenian round-the-world sailor and author of books about his voyages and sailing.(Book titles are subject to change) Artillery at War with Napoleon.

Woman of the Revolution. Third Leonaur Book of Ghost and Horror Stories. Nelson’s Sailors. Home» Non Fiction» Naval and Maritime» Royal Navy» Nelson’s Sailors. Click on image to enlarge Mouse over the image to zoom in.