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Sailing and fighting instructions for His Majesty"s Fleet

Great Britain. Royal Navy.

Sailing and fighting instructions for His Majesty"s Fleet

by Great Britain. Royal Navy.

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Published in [London? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6680, no. 13.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination34p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16826429M

The Mauritius Command is the fourth naval historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, first published in Aubrey is married and the father of twin girls, owner of a cottage with a fine observatory he built. He is more than ready to be back at sea. The ‘Fighting Sail’ Series gives an insight into the world of the seamen and naval officers who fought during the Revolutionary War, a chance to experience an exciting period of history, to view the men and the ships, and sample the extremes of life at sea. The novels are set during the Revolutionary wars but differ from the normal Hornblower/Aubrey sagas in that there is no “hero who.

His Majesty's Ship. The Jackass Frigate. True Colours. The Fighting Sail Series gives an insight into the world of the seamen and naval officers who fought during the Revolutionary War, a chance to experience an exciting period of history, to view the men and the ships, and sample the extremes of life at sea. The novels are set during the Revolutionary wars but differ from the normal. Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s finest collections of historic vessels, from sail to steam to submarine, announces the opening of Man-of-War: Adventures Aboard a Fighting Ship Friday, Staged aboard His Majesty’s sixth-rate British Royal Navy frigate, HMS Surprise, the new exhibit transports visitors back in time years to.

Unlike a lot of other series, which focus on one or two particular characters (Hornblower or Aubrey/Maturin or Lewrie in the series by Dewey Lambdin), Alaric Bond has chosen to fill his book with characters from all parts of the ship: a newly signed-on ship's boy; a seaman who goes awol but is recaptured just as the ship is sailing; a captain 4/5(14). Night Signals and instructions for the conduct of ships of war. ____. A list of flag-officers of His Majesty’s Fleet. London: Admiralty office, Hall, Christopher D. British Strategy in the Napoleonic War, New York: St Martin’s Press, Haythornthwaite, Philip. The Napoleonic Source Book. New York: Facts on File,


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Inthe Royal Navy issued the 31 page "Sailing and Fighting Instructions for His Majesties Fleet" (cf. Adams and Waters ). In the same year, as Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet, Admiral Sir John Norris introduced eight temporary additional signals for "chasing", as part of his successful defence of Sardinia.

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XXIX.". Naval tactics in the Age of Sail were primarily determined by the sailing and fighting qualities of the sailing warships of the time. Three factors, in particular, constrained what a sailing admiral could order his fleet to do. The first constraint was that, like all sailing vessels, sailing warships could not sail directly into the wind.

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“His Majesty’s Ship” is the second novel in the “Fighting Sail” series, which was released in the year December in the year The times are filled with discontent and unrest in Britain.

It is made that much worse due to the war they are waging with Revolutionary France. To prove the police wrong, Blackburn goes in search of his daughter in his yacht Stormchild, on a voyage that will take him from England to the Caribbean and the depths of South America.

If you like Stormchild, you might also want to read Cornwell’s other sailing novels – Crackdown, Scoundrel, Wildtrack or Sea Lord (published as Killer’s. Our understanding of warfare at sea in the eighteenth century has always been divorced from the practical realities of fighting at sea under sail; our knowledge of tactics is largely based upon the ideas of contemporary theorists [rather than practitioners] who knew little of the realities of sailing warfare, and our knowledge of command is similarly flawed.5/5(1).

His Majesty's Ship. In the spring of HMS Vigilant, a 64 gun ship-of-the-line, is about to leave Spithead as senior escort to a small, seemingly innocent, convoy. Read More. Purchase. The Jackass Frigate.

December Fresh from the dockyard, HMS Pandora is a gun frigate, about to set sail to join the Mediterranean Fleet.

Read More. European fleet commanders learned during the first Anglo-Dutch War (–54) that once close combat began between ships, effective control of large numbers of fighting vessels was nearly impossible.

The Royal Fighting Instructions were intended to provide guidance to British admiralty and their fighting ships, effectively creating a command and control doctrine. Signals and Fighting instructions (SGN) Royal Navy: Sailing And Fighting Instructions (SGN/A) 'Instructions for the better ordering of his majesties fleet in sailing, given by Prince Rupert and George, Duke of Albermarle on board the Royal Charles at the Bay of the Nore, 1 May ', (formerly SM1).

(SGN/A/1) Request this item. Instructions to the Night Signals (Instructions to the Convoy Signals Fighting and sailing instructions Standing orders of the fleet or squadron) Signal-book for the ships of war Day and fog. Signal Book for the Ships of War, Signal-Book for the Ships of War.

A Book of Signals and Instructions for the use of His. Fans of the novel enjoyed all of the details in the book, especially those about life on a British Navy ship.

Only Bond is able to set the stage like this. This is a book that was well written, and was simply a page turner. “His Majesty’s Ship” is the second novel in the “Fighting Sail”. His Majesty's Ship (Fighting Sail, #1), The Jackass Frigate (Fighting Sail, #2), True Colours (Fighting Sail, #3), Cut and Run (Fighting Sail, #4), The.

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This interactive exhibit encourages visitors of all ages to learn what it was like to live as cabin boy, marine, sailor, midshipman, surgeon, and captain. “Commanders in Chief of his Majesty’s forces by sea “and land employed in the expedition.” On the same day the Commandant of Copenhagen issued the following proclamation; “Hostilities having commenced, I herewith command, in consequence of the order of the King, that all British property shall be sequestered, and that every one, who is in possession of English money or.

Tactics in the Age of Sail. Fighting Instructions & Articles of War. and to assist and relieve all and every of his Majesty's Ships, or those of his Allies, which it shall be his Duty to.Sailing and fighting instructions for His Majesty's-fleet Published: () His Majesties orders for regulation of the musters Published: () His Majesties declaration for encouragement of sea-men & mariners employed in the present service Published: ().In the age of piracy on the high seas, sailing instructions were top-secret documents upon which rested the security of the king's fleet and his treasure.

Here, Menéndez de Avilés, governor of Florida, gives Don Cristóbal de Eraso complicated and detailed instructions for sailing to Spain on the Buenaventura with his fleet, via the islands of Flores and San Miguel.