The Resource Frigates, sloops and brigs, (electronic resource)

Frigates, sloops and brigs, (electronic resource)

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Frigates, sloops and brigs
Title
Frigates, sloops and brigs
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Language
eng
Summary
Admiral Nelson's most frequent cry was for more frigates. Though not ships of the line these fast and powerful warships were the 'eyes of the fleet'. They enabled admirals to find where the enemy lay and his likely intentions, as well as patrolling vital trade routes and providing information from far-flung colonies. Together with their smaller cousins, the sloops and brigs of the Royal Navy, they performed a vital function.Generally commanded by ambitious young men, these were the ships that could capture enemy prizes and earn their officers and men enough prize-money to set them up for life. The fictional characters Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey hardly surpassed some of the extraordinary deeds of derring-do and tragedy described in these pages.Originally published in two volumes, this book is a bargain for all who want the factual low-down on the Brylcreem Boys of Nelson's navy
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Midwest
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1905-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henderson, James
Dewey number
359.0094109033
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Pen & sword military classics
Series volume
56
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Warships
  • Warships
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Frigates, sloops and brigs, (electronic resource)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781596418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13083844
Publisher number
MWT13083844
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Frigates, sloops and brigs, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781596418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13083844
Publisher number
MWT13083844
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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