Frigates, Sloops & Brigs by James Henderson
English | 19 May 2011 | ISBN: 184884526X, 0396062849 | 384 Pages | EPUB (True) | 35.93 MB
Admiral Nelson's most frequent cry was for more frigates. Though not ships of the line these fast and powerful warships were the 'eyes of the fleet'. They enabled admirals to find where the enemy lay and his likely intentions, as well as patrolling vital trade routes and providing information from far-flung colonies.