British Warship in the Age of Sail 1817-1863, Rif Winfield.
Splendid reference work looking at the complete service histories of
every warship to serve in the Royal Navy between 1817 and 1863,
including the periods before and after those dates. Covers the period
that saw the introduction of steam power into the Navy, and the
appearance of the first ironclads, a period of increasingly rapid
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