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The Ship of the Line, Volume 1: The Development of the Battlefleet 1650-1850
This, the first of a two-volume study, outlines the history and technical development of the battlefleet from 1650-1850. The story of the line-of-battle ship is described in terms of individual vessels and classes, highlighting the factors influencing specific changes in design.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Conway Maritime Press
(first published December 31st 1983)
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