Age of Sail Naval Non-Fiction Section



Famous Ships

Ships & Design


Now that you Asked: Nelson's NavyNow That You Asked... Nelson’s Navy starts with a tour of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line; and details what life was like for her officers and men.

  • How were the ships designed?
  • How were the guns made?
  • How was a gun loaded and fired?
  • What were the duties of a captain?
  • Did the young midshipmen have to go to school?
  • What was a quartermaster and what did he do?
  • How was order kept on a ship?
  • How was food prepared?

Over 170 specific questions are asked and answered.

This is a “must read” book for anyone interested in nautical fiction, or in understanding the ships and men of the Age of Sail.


Author: John Masefield - Adapted by Tom Grundner

Title: Now That You Asked: Nelson's Navy

Series: n/a

First Published by: Fireship Press

Place: US

Format: PB

Date: 29 October 2007

ISBN-10: 1-934757-11-X

ISBN-13: 978-1934757116





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