Pepy's Navy

The Ships, Men and Organisation, 1649-168
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Published:August 1, 2008
By J. David Davies (Author)

All aspects of the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century are comprehensively described in this book by one of Britain's leading authorities of a period that witnessed the creation of a permanent naval service. One of the book's most significant players is Samuel Pepys, whose tireless work over thirty years did so much to develop systems for construction and administration that prepared the navy for its global struggle with the French. This book will appeal to scholar and layman alike.

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Product Details
  • Subject: Age of Sail
  • Hardback : 320 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (August 1, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 1848320140
  • ISBN-13: 9781848320147
  • Product Dimensions: 10 X 11.8 in
  • Shipping Weight: 61.76 oz

J. D. Davies is the author of the critically acclaimed Gentlemen and Tarpaulins and chairman of the Naval Dockyards Society in Great Britain.

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