Dorling Kindersley, 1993 - History - 27 pages
Why did sailors dread being given a "checked shirt?," carve uniform buttons out of cheese, roll cannonballs around the deck? How many women were on board a man-of-war, lashes did a sailor receive for stealing, sailors died of disease and why? Who slept in a cot that doubled as a coffin, got swept off the lavatory by big waves, on board was nicknamed "slushy"? Follow the story of the ship and its crew as this man-of-war sails into battle on the high seas - and find the stowaway!
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Review: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-Of-WarUser Review - Gobnait - Goodreads
This colorful oversized book is fun to read and informative. The drawings are very well labeled and the explanations are easy to understand. Read full review
Review: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-Of-WarUser Review - Walt - Goodreads
A fun and enjoyable reading. Prepared for young people, there is very little text. Read full review