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The '74' was the classic line-of-battle ship of the late eighteenth century, and Bellona was one of the most important and long lived. Launched in 1760, during the Seven Years War, she belonged to the first truly successful class of British 74-gun ships, a design by Thomas Slade that was built in large numbers over more than twenty years. Bellona herself served with distinction over 54 years, fought in four wars and was not broken up until 1814. The 'Anatomy of the Ship' series aims to provide the finest documentation of individual ships and ship types ever published. What makes the series unique is a complete set of superbly executed line drawings, both the conventional type of plan as well as explanatory views, with fully descriptive keys. These are supported by technical details and a record of the ship's service history.

The 74-Gun Ship Bellona

Author: Peter Goodwin

Title: The 74-Gun Ship Bellona

Series: Anatomy of the Ship

First Published by: Conway Maritime Press


Format: HC

Date: 1985

ISBN-10: 0851773680

ISBN-13: 9780851773681

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