Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars

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Naval Institute Press, 2006 - History - 208 pages
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This fully-illustrated volume describes the design, construction, and armament of the dashing frigates.
  

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a description of the major classes of these sailing warships. I believe these plans and descriptions are adequate. Read full review

Contents

DESIGN HISTORY Chapter 1 The Return to Moderate Dimensions 18011804
9
The Barham Interlude 18051806
14
War of Attrition 18061812
21
The American Emergency 18121815
33
Super Frigates
40
Preparing for Peace 18121815
58
THE SHIPS Chapter 7 Construction
68
Design
87
Armament
114
Performance
131
Frigates in Action
152
Notes
191
Bibliography and Sources
200
Glossary of Technical Terms and Abbreviations
203
Index
205
Copyright

Wartime Modifications
98

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Gardiner is an authority on the development of frigates and eighteenth-century small craft.

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