Anatomy of the Ship: The 100-Gun Ship Victory by John McKay

 
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The HMS Victory will always be associated with Nelson’s last battle at Trafalgar.

One of the most famous ships of all time.

Victory was the most popular and successful 100-gun ship of the period, the flagship of half a dozen famous admirals.

First published in 1987 in the Anatomy of the Ship series and now updated, this volume provides the most detailed description and illustrations of the Victory available anywhere.

A pictorial section contains numerous clear photographs emphasizing close-up and on-board views of ship equipment and spaces.

Three hundred perspective and three-view drawings, with fully descriptive keys, illustrate every detail of the ship, including hull construction, masts and yards, armament, rigging, decoration and fittings.

These accurate and totally comprehensive drawings offer ship buffs, historians, and model makers a full view of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate.

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The HMS Victory will always be associated with Nelson’s last battle at Trafalgar.

One of the most famous ships of all time.

Victory was the most popular and successful 100-gun ship of the period, the flagship of half a dozen famous admirals.

First published in 1987 in the Anatomy of the Ship series and now updated, this volume provides the most detailed description and illustrations of the Victory available anywhere.

A pictorial section contains numerous clear photographs emphasizing close-up and on-board views of ship equipment and spaces.

Three hundred perspective and three-view drawings, with fully descriptive keys, illustrate every detail of the ship, including hull construction, masts and yards, armament, rigging, decoration and fittings.

These accurate and totally comprehensive drawings offer ship buffs, historians, and model makers a full view of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate.

Anatomy of the Ship: The 100-Gun Ship Victory by John McKay features:

  • A full description of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate
  • A Pictorial section emphasising close-up and on-board photographs
  • A guide to the ship’s Trafalgar colour scheme on the book jacket
  • More than 300 perspective and 3-view drawings, with in-depth descriptive keys, of every detail of the ship as restored- general arrangements, hull construction, fittings, decoration, masts and yards, rigging and armament.

The dust wrapper is in vg+ condition, clean and bright, with bumping to the extremities (see photographs).

The binding is secure and tight. Internally, the content is clean and in fine condition.

  • Conway Maritime Press, 1992
  • Hardback
  • Second impression
  • 10 x 9.5 inches
  • 118 pages