Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-war, 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

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Describes the proper historical development of seamanship among the major navies of the world. In order to explain even the most complex evolution clearly, over 350 line drawings were specially commissioned. Every aspect of handling a man-of-war is detailed and illustrated from original sources.

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John Harland was born in the great shipbuilding city of Belfast in Northern Ireland. Following his medical training he immigrated to Canada. He is a highly active member of the Society for Nautical Research and contributes to its prestige journal The Mariner's Mirror on a wide range of topics.

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