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Tudor Warship Mary Rose (Anatomy of the Ship) (edição 2015)
por Mcelvogue Doug (Autor)
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Tudor Warship Mary Rose (Anatomy of The Ship) por Douglas McElvogue
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A new title in the highly acclaimed anatomy of the ship series, Tudor Warship Mary Rose provides the finest documentation of the Mary Rose with a complete set of superbly executed scale line drawings, both the conventional type of plan as well as explanatory views, with fully descriptive keys. Doug McElvogue uses archaeology to trace the development and career of Henry VIII's famous warship while placing it in the context of the wider and long-term developments in ship construction. Tudor Warship War Rose opens with an historical overview of the political background and English tradition of naval architecture and construction in the Tudor period. This invaluable reference includes- -A detailed account of the concepts behind the building of the ship along with the materials, fitting out and manning will be examined. -An insightful discussion of the ships ordnance including muzzle loaders, breech loaders, firearms, bows, staff weapons, bladed weapons and fire pots in the wider context of general naval tactics, and strategy from the period. -Analysis of the contemporary descriptions of the Mary Rose's sailing characteristics and ship handling with consideration of general sailing, heavy weather sailing, anchoring, mooring, stemming the tide, and riding out storms. -A service history of the Mary Rose that looks at the campaigns of the vessel, such as the battles she was involved in, when she held station in the channel and the periods in which she was laid up. -A comprehensive examination of the historical sources to describe the loss of the Mary Rose.
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