NEPEAN LONGRIDGE, C.

The anatomy of Nelson’s ships

  • Commissioned in 1770 under Capt. Maurice Suckling due to the imminent war with Spain.
  • Nelson, aged 12, joined after seeing Suckling’s appointment and begging his uncle to take him.
  • 1776-80: with the North American station during the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1803: with the Channel Fleet under Admiral Cornwallis, blockading Brest.
  • 1805: with Comm. Sir Home Riggs Popham’s squadron during the campaign to take Cape Town from the Dutch.

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Percival Marshall

1955, gebonden, met veel bouwtekeningen, 282pp, keurig exemplaar, 25x19cm, band verkleurd