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The Golden Age of Sail - a book by Ross, David

The Golden Age of Sail

The Golden Age of Sail( )
Author: Ross, David
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Amber Books Ltd
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

The first capital ships were intended as flagships - conspicuous in their size, flying the banner of an admiral, and acting as a lead vessel to a fleet of smaller craft. But by the end of the 16th century, their value as fighting machines encouraged the maritime countries of Europe to build more big warships. What followed was three centuries of big-gun sailing warships, before steam power took over. The Golden Age of Sail selects the best of these vessels, from Henry Grace a Dieu,...
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Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11.5 Inches
Author Biography
Ross, David (Author)
David Ross is the author of "A Little History of Scotland" and "A Little History of England".


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