- ISBN/SKU: 9781591146377
- Binding: Paperback
- Era: Age of Sail
- Number of Pages: 120
- Subject: Royal Navy
- Date Available: January 2014
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The three-decker First Rate-Victory, was the most successful 100-gun ship of the period and the flagship of Nelson at Trafalgar. First published in 1987 in the acclaimed Anatomy of the Ship series, 100-Gun Ship Victory is now available in paperback for the first time. 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 offer ship buffs, historians, and model makers a full view of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate.
John McKay is an architectural draftsman by profession and devoted over five years and 3,000 hours to designing this book. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.