The Bomb Vesell Granado 1742 (Anatomy of the Ship)

The Bomb Vesell Granado 1742 (Anatomy of the Ship)

Peter Goodwin


equipped as a floating siege engine in a position to stand up to the flinch of shell-firing mortars, the Granado used to be one in all twelve bomb vessels supplementing the depleted British fleet on the outbreak of the warfare of Jenkins' Ear in 1739. This publication starts off with a quick description of the improvement of bomb vessels, from the early galiote a bombe in-built 1682 to the realm conflict II screens used for coastal bombardment, and keeps with an in-depth description of the Granado, a precis of the ship's occupation, and greater than 250 distinctive illustrations. The e-book additionally offers insights into fictional hero Jack Aubrey's first command, the Sophie, a 14-gun brig-sloop with a quarterdeck and stern home windows. First released in 1989, this reprint features a new fold-out large-scale plan at the opposite of the publication jacket. eleven photos. 263 line drawings.

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