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Fighting at sea in the eighteenth century : the art of sailing warfare / Sam Willis.
Creator:
Willis, Sam.
Title:
Fighting at sea in the eighteenth century : the art of sailing warfare / Sam Willis.
Published/Created:
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Boydell Press ; 2008.
Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell & Brewer, 2008.
Physical Description:
xviii, 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
V169 .W554 2008 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-241) and index.
Contents:
Contact -- Chase and escape I: speed and performance -- Chase and escape II: the tactics of chasing -- Station keeping -- Communication -- Unwritten rules -- Command -- The weather gage -- Fleet tactics -- Fighting tactics -- Damage -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Fleet battles -- Glossary of nautical terms.
Subject Terms:
Naval tactics -- History -- 18th century.
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