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Victory vs Redoutable: Ships of the line at Trafalgar 1805 (Duel #9)

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Late in the morning on October 21, 1805, warships from the British and combined French and Spanish fleets clashed off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast. After a six month game of cat and mouse across the Atlantic, 27 British ships of the line engaged the Allied force of 33 ships of the line. This was a duel of skill, tenacity and bravery as captains and crews battled for ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published May 20th 2008 by Osprey Publishing
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Feb 10, 2010 Steven Peterson rated it really liked it
The naval battle at Trafalgar was an important victory for the British Navy over the combined fleet of French and Spanish ships. With perhaps a bit of hyperbole, the author notes that (Page 5): ". . .on 21 October 1805 off the south-west coast of Spain, 60 such vessels [ships of the line:] representing Britain, France, and Spain fought the greatest naval engagement in history."

The book provides ample detail on the structure of the opposing fleets (names of ships and number of guns (pages 9, 12,
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