The Fighting Temeraire

The Fighting Temeraire

The Battle of Trafalgar and the Ship That Inspired J.M.W. Turner's Most Beloved Painting

eBook - 2010 | 1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
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Tells the story of the vessel behind J.M.W. Turner's famous painting.
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2010.
Edition: 1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
ISBN: 9781453226322
145322632X
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill. (some col.), maps.
Contents: The escaping Téméraire
The captured Téméraire
The amphibious Temeraire
The new Temeraire
The blockading Temeraire
The mutinous Temeraire
The Trafalgar Temeraire
The Baltic and Iberian Temeraire
The retired Temeraire
The fighting Temeraire
On iconic warships
Appendix I. Ship diagrams
Appendix II. The crew of HMS Temeraire at the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805
Appendix III. Poems and songs.
Summary: Tells the story of the vessel behind J.M.W. Turner's famous painting.

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stewstealth
May 14, 2013

History of the Temeraire from the original seized from the French by the English in the Seven Years War till the newly built ship with the namesake in the Battle of Trafalgar and the ship's inevitable decline till it's scrapping. Includes a couple of chapters on the painting by J Turner along with other poems. The history reads as a narrative and is well done. Recommended for anyone who has interest in the subject.

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