British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792

The new Hanoverian Dynasty that came to power with the accession of George in 1714 inherited the largest navy in the world In the course of the century, this force would see a vast amount of action against nearly every major navy, reaching a pinnacle of success in the Seven Years War only to taste defeat in the American Revolutionary struggle, when it faced the combined nThe new Hanoverian Dynasty that came to power with the accession of George in 1714 inherited the largest navy in the world In the course of the century, this force would see a vast amount of action against nearly every major navy, reaching a pinnacle of success in the Seven Years War only to taste defeat in the American Revolutionary struggle, when it faced the combined navies of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and the rebellious colonies themselves Considering the contribution to history of these ships, there is a surprisingly little readily available on their careers Now this gap is comprehensively filled by this superb reference book, outlining the service history of every ship, built, purchased ir captured, that fought for the Royal Navy in the great wars of the eighteenth century well over 2000 vessels.
British Warships in the Age of Sail The new Hanoverian Dynasty that came to power with the accession of George in inherited the largest navy in the world In the course of the century this force would see a vast amount of action ag

  • Title: British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792
  • Author: Rif Winfield
  • ISBN: 9781844157013
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Hardcover
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