This is a category of terms, mostly nautical, but, some other terms used in the Hornblower stories.
“The sailor must learn to stand and walk on a moving deck due to roll and pitch, but, the...Ship Motions
“A Sloop-of-war is the smallest of the warships in the British Navy. Typically fore-and-aft...Sloop of war
“Regardless of what day it is, when the captain calls for Rope Yarn Sunday, it is a day of...Rope Yarn Sunday
“Windward refers to the side of a ship, island or other object exposed to the wind. Leeward or...Windward and Leeward
“A frigate is a naval ship-of-war, smaller than a ship of the line, with a single gun deck, built...Frigate
“A Ship of the Line is a naval warship having 50 or more guns for combat. They were designed to...Ship of the line
Pages in category "Glossary"
The following 182 pages are in this category, out of 182 total.