naval history

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    Battleship Warspite

    This is a technical (as opposed tooperational) history of one of our most famous battleships, broughtto us via the actual drawings used in the construction of the shipand the addition of her armament. It is grouped by the principalepochs of her life - initial construction; modernisation in...
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    The Other Norfolk Admirals

    This is a triple biography of three of the Royal Navy's fighting admirals, all of whom came from a small area on the north Norfolk coast, Christopher Myngs (1625–1666), John Narbrough (c. 1640–1688 ), and Cloudesley Shovell (1650-1707). Myngs (who died of wounds after the Four Days Battle) and...