Patrick O'Brien provides the forward to this edition of the most successful Conway Maritime title. This book is the perfect
guide to Nelson's Navy for all those with an interest in the workings of the great fleet. The book is eminently readable
and is the first single-volume work to cover in such depth this vast and complex subject. Written by one of the world's
leading authorities on the sailing navy the book contains considerable original research to give a clear and authentic
picture of the Senior Service as a whole. With a foreword by one of the most successful maritime fiction authors of the
current age, the book is also of interest to all those with enthusiasm for the literature based on the Nelsonic-era.
The perfect guide to Nelson's Navy for all those with an interest in the workings of the great fleet.