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The Warship Anne: An illustrated history

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 23 Feb 2017
If you go down to the shore at Hastings on the UK's south coast at low tide you will come upon an amazing sight. There, revealed by the receding waves are the remarkably complete mortal remains of a seventeenth century warship. The Anne was launched in 1678 and was lost in 1690 at the battle of Beachy Head. As she lay beached, she was torched to prevent her from falling into enemy hands. Today the wreck is owned by the Shipwreck Museum at Hastings and in the past few years there have been some intriguing attempts to bring the ship back to life using advanced simulation and modeling techniques. Ship's historian and draughtsman Richard Endsor has written a history of this wonderful and accessible ship, bringing the ship fully back to life using his beautiful and accurate drawings and paintings. Richard Endsor's previous book, The Restoration Warship inspired the locals at Deptford to plan a full size replica of Lenox, the warship covered in that book.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781844864393
ISBN-10: 1844864391
Pagini: 160
Ilustrații: More than 80 illustrations and photographs.
Dimensiuni: 250 x 250 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.9 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Conway
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

Beautifully written and illustrated with detailed plans and reconstructions of the ship as she would have been when afloat.

Notă biografică

Richard Endsor is an engineer by profession, but has devoted considerable time to researching seventeenth-century ships, the Lenox project (the subject of his previous work, The Restoration Warship) taking twelve years to complete. Richard is a trustee of the Nautical Museum Trust and is a member of the Society for Nautical Research. He has had numerous articles published in Mariner's Mirror and is also an accomplished artist, having exhibited at the RSMA exhibition. He also lectures widely on maritime topics.

Cuprins

1 The end of the Dutch Wars and the need for new ships: Pepys and Parliament the Act for 30 ships passed.2 Admiralty Commission and planning: Phineas Pett and building Anne, Popish Plot3 New commission and ships' rot: Anne repaired and made ready for German Princess and Mediterranean.4 The Anne's Voyage to Mediterranean.5 Glorious Revolution: 1690 Battle of Beachy Head6 The Anne's guns, their recovery. Gun at Winchelsea.7 The Anne today, environment, future plans. Historic England