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The Resource A frigate of King George : life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829, Brian Vale

A frigate of King George : life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829, Brian Vale

Label
A frigate of King George : life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829
Title
A frigate of King George
Title remainder
life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829
Statement of responsibility
Brian Vale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book describes what life was really like on a wooden warship. The author examines recruitment, desertions, food, drink, disease, and death. He details operations in Brazil, Chile, and Peru from a military and a political angle, as well as from the perspective of ordinary seamen
Cataloging source
VYF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vale, Brian
Dewey number
623.8/225
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
VA458.D67
LC item number
V35 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doris (Man-of-war)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • South America
  • Great Britain
  • Armed Forces
  • Great Britain
  • South America
Label
A frigate of King George : life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829, Brian Vale
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/hol051/2001276750.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early days : Bombay to sheerness--1807 to 1821 -- Turmoil and liberation in Latin America -- The British South America squadron -- HMS Doris : the ship and the men -- Preparing for sea : march to August 1821 -- The outward voyage -- Pernambuco and Bahia -- Rio de Janeiro and round cape horn -- Travels in Chile and Peru -- The struggle for Bahia -- Brazilian victory and British neutrality -- Promotion and 'interest' in the South America squadron -- Changes in command -- Playacting and blockade -- Preparing to leave -- Home again : winter 1824-25 -- Final days : 1825 to 1829 -- Doris : commissioned and warrant officers, August 1821 and August 1824 -- Doris : punishments June 1821--December 1824 -- Doris : deserters -- Doris : fatalities -- Doris : recruiting and retention figures for 'other ranks'
Control code
ocm47998062
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781860646546
Lccn
2001276750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)47998062
Label
A frigate of King George : life and duty on a British man-of-war 1807-1829, Brian Vale
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/hol051/2001276750.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early days : Bombay to sheerness--1807 to 1821 -- Turmoil and liberation in Latin America -- The British South America squadron -- HMS Doris : the ship and the men -- Preparing for sea : march to August 1821 -- The outward voyage -- Pernambuco and Bahia -- Rio de Janeiro and round cape horn -- Travels in Chile and Peru -- The struggle for Bahia -- Brazilian victory and British neutrality -- Promotion and 'interest' in the South America squadron -- Changes in command -- Playacting and blockade -- Preparing to leave -- Home again : winter 1824-25 -- Final days : 1825 to 1829 -- Doris : commissioned and warrant officers, August 1821 and August 1824 -- Doris : punishments June 1821--December 1824 -- Doris : deserters -- Doris : fatalities -- Doris : recruiting and retention figures for 'other ranks'
Control code
ocm47998062
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781860646546
Lccn
2001276750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)47998062

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