HMS Victory Pocket Manual 1805.
Admiral Nelson's Warship at Trafalgar. Goodwin provides all the information you'd ever need, from pages of details on the physical boat itself, sourcing materials, its construction and rigging, its outfitting for use, to its naval history, shipboard life, drills, and battles. Manning, sailing, learning the ropes, conditions of service, all are covered in detail. A chapter on sick bay, a chapter on Nelson. Appenices include watches and shiptime, and data on the battle at Trafalgar, including quantity of powder used and casualty figures. Compact size at a little under 5 X 7.5 inches. Naval Institute Press. Annapolis, MD. 2015. NEW. $10.00