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Sea life in Nelson"s time

John Masefield

Sea life in Nelson"s time

by John Masefield

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Published by Spere in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Navy,
  • Sailors.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementJohn Masefield ; with an introd. by C. C. Lloyd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG549 .M3 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 105 p., 31 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15407048M

      The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson by Roger Knight pp, Allen Lane, £ Nelson: The New Letters edited by Colin White pp, Boydell Press, £ Nelson: A Author: Geoffrey Moorhouse. How did life compare between those of a high range, and those who served them? What were conditions like below the decks, living among the rats and the filth? How did you cope if you suffered from sea sickness? This book takes you back in time to see, hear, smell and taste what life was really like for these brave sailors at sea.

      The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner edited by Gordon Grant (Edinburgh, ; reprinted London, ) The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy by NAM Rodger (Fontana, ). A painting of the Battle of Trafalgar, showing the fatal wounding of Lord Nelson on the deck of the HMS Victory. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons) In the middle of the Napoleonic War, Britain’s.

    Horatio Nelson was born on 29 September in a rectory in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England, the sixth of eleven children of the Reverend Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine Suckling. He was named after his godfather Horatio Walpole (–) then 2nd Baron Walpole, of Wolterton. His mother, who died on 26 December , when he was nine years Buried: St Paul's Cathedral. Buy a cheap copy of Life in Nelson's Navy (Life) book by Brian Lavery. What was it really like to be at sea in the Navy with Nelson? Were that sailors excited about the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering scurvey? How did life compare Free shipping over $Author: Brian Lavery.


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His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life. Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester "Guardian" and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before "Sea Life" in "Nelson's Time" was published in /5(11).

Sea life in Nelson's time Paperback – September 5, by John Masefield (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Masefield Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. out of 5 stars The navy in Nelsons time.

Reviewed in the Reviews: John Masefield's Sea Life in Nelson's Time is the brilliantly told story of the ships of Nelson's navy and, more especially, of their sailors and a naval glory 'built up by the blood and agony of thousands of barbarously maltreated men'.

From beginning to end, from the floor of the mould-loft where the master shipwrights drew up the plans of their. His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life. Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester Guardian and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before Sea Life in Nelson's Time was published in   His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life.

Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester Guardian and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before Sea Life in Nelson's Time was published in Pages: The life of the ordinary seaman in the British Navy in the late eighteenth century fascinated and appalled Masefield, who described it as "brutalising, cruel and horrible", but it fired his imagination and his prose and this vividly realistic study, the first of its kind, remains the most comprehensive introduction to the : £ FREE.

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Buy Sea Life in Nelson's Time New edition by Masefield, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(5). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii,17 pages illustrations, facsimiles, music 26 cm: Responsibility: With an introduction by C. Sea life in Nelson’s time Ap Janu ~ Jan Meecham In the days of Admiral Lord Nelson, when a man volunteered or was pressed into service in the Royal Navy he would be issued with a wooden bowl, a wooden mug or tankard, and a wooden spoon with which to eat his food.

Sea Life in Nelson's Time book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Written by British Poet Laureate John Masefield inthis ly /5(13).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, facsimiles, music ; 25 cm: Responsibility. The diary of George Hodge shows the "below decks" view of life at sea during a crucial time for Britain's senior service.

The self-educated seaman begins the. Brian Lavery's "Life in Nelson's Navy" is an excellent introductory survey of its subject: life in the Royal Navy during the time of Nelson. This small, slender (90 pages) paperback, with no illustrations and without any scholarly pretensions such as footnotes or even a bibliography, gives a clear, concise account of what Royal Navy life for officers and crew was /5(91).

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Library Assistant Jon Earle delves into the tragedy of. Chambers’s Cyclopaedia Suppl.: ‘Log-book, at sea, a book ruled and columned like the log-board.’ James Boswell, Life of Dr.

Johnson vol II annop ‘My Chester truly a log-book of felicity.’ Theatrical Inquisitor vol II p ‘It [the voyage] was divested of all log-book lumber.’.

Internet Archive BookReader Sea life in Nelson's time. Life in the forecastle was precarious in the extreme. Hodge was held twice as a prisoner of war by the French, and was press-ganged back into the navy after being released the second time. The diary, offered with more than other maritime items from a private estate, was listed for sale by Northeast Auctions in Portsmouth New Hampshire.

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