HMS Victory 1765 - 1812 Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

An Insight into Owning, Operating & Maintaining the Royal Navy's Oldest & Most Famous Warship

by Peter Goodwin

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HMS Victory is probably the most famous surviving historic warship in the world today. She was flagship to Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, when he was killed on her quarter deck by a sniper's bullet in Britain's hour of victory.

Maritime historian and former HMS Victory Keeper and Curator Peter Goodwin tells the story of Nelson's flagship, giving fascinating insights into how she was built, her anatomy and weaponry, and how a ship of the line in the Georgian navy was sailed, fought and maintained.

Key Content
● Officially licensed Royal Navy product
● The first classic warship from the age of fighting sail to receive the Haynes manual treatment
● Vivid insights into the construction and operation of HMS Victory including her hull, steering, masts, sails, rigging and weapons
● Also covers her internal and external hull reconstruction at Portsmouth in the 21st century
● Author Peter Goodwin is the former Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory and historical advisor for the film, Master and Commander and the Hornblower series

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  • Publisher: Haynes Publications
  • ISBN: 0857330853 (0-857-33085-3)
  • ISBN-13: 9780857330857 (978-0-857-33085-7)
  • Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
  • Date Published: 2012

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