This is a category of terms, mostly nautical, but, some other terms used in the Hornblower stories.
“Whist is a classic English trick-taking card game which was played widely in the 18th and 19th...Whist
“The Channel Fleet was a formation of Royal Navy ships during the Napoleonic Wars to keep French...Channel Fleet
“A Sloop-of-war is the smallest of the warships in the British Navy. Typically fore-and-aft...Sloop of war
“The Inshore Squadron, during the Napoleonic Wars, was a squadron of British ships stationed in...Inshore Squadron
“The chains is a small platform extending from the side of the ship on either side to extend the...Chains
Pages in category "Glossary"
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