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NELSON'S FAVOURITE:  HMS AGAMEMNON AT WAR 1781-1809., Deane, Anthony.

Author Name    Deane, Anthony.

Title   NELSON'S FAVOURITE: HMS AGAMEMNON AT WAR 1781-1809.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   Reprint

Publisher   London Caxton 2003

ISBN Number    184067430X / 9781840674309

Illustrator   Geoff Hunt cover art.

Seller ID   21364

320 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, drawings, maps. "This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favourite ship. For three of the most critical decades of British naval history, Agamemnon was at the centre of events, fighting at the Battle of the Saintes, Copenhagen and, of course, Trafalgar. Later she served in the West Indies, participating in the Battle of Santo Domingo, and in South American waters until she was wrecked in 1809 in Maldonado Bay, off the coast of present-day Uruguay. This fascinating account of Agamemnon's career highlights all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era." Small shallow dint to bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has very minor wear at top of rear hinge.

Napoleonic  Wars,  Horatio  Nelson,  HMS  Agamemnon,  Warships,  Sailing  Ships,  Toulon,  San  Fiorenza,  Bastia,  Calvi,  Genoa,  Hyeres,  Mutinies,  Royal  Navy,  Trafalgar,  Copehagen,  Santo  Domingo,  Brazil,  Maldonado  Bay,  Shipwrecks,  Nore  Mutineers,  Sir  Hyde  Parke,  HMS  Barfleur,  HMS  Bedford,  Captain  Sir  Henry  Berry,  Henry  Blackwood,  Napoleon  Bonapare,  Brazil,  Buenos  Aires,  Cadiz,  Benjamin  Caldwell,  Cuthbert  Collingwood,  Corsica,  Crew  Conditions,  Denmark,  HMS  Elephant,  HMS  Elizabeth,  Ferdinand  IV,  Fernando  VII,  HMS  Foudroyant,  France,  Genoa,  Gibraltar,  Thomas  Masterman  Hardy,  Lord  Hood,  Sir  John  Jervis,  Admirals,  Livorno,  Montevideo,  Naples,  William  Pitt,  Portugal,  Rio  De  Janeiro,  Rio  De  La  Plata,  Jonas  Rose,  Russia,  Sir  William  Sydney  Smith,  Spain,  Toulon,  HMS  Victory,  West  Indies. 

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