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Admiral Collingwood Nelson"s own hero by Max Adams

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, -- Baron, -- 1750-1810,
  • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMax Adams.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA87.1.C7 A33 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22632122M
ISBN 10029784640X

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  Admiral Lord Collingwood was a colossus of a man, but few remember his crucial role in Britain's naval history. Modest Collingwood's name has sunk with little trace He fired the first shot at.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Cuthbert Collingwood books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A Selection from the Public and Private Correspondence of Vice-Admiral Lord Collingwood. Cuthbert Collingwood Collingwood. 05 Nov Hardback. US$ I enjoyed this book but found that the author was very much in love with the Admiral, to the (slight) detriment of the book. A lot of time was spent trying to prove that Admiral Collingwood was the brains behind Admiral Nelson. That said, it is a great read for the fan of the time period/5(16). "Admiral Lord Collingwood, the eldest son of a Newcastle merchant, went to sea in , at the age of thirteen. In his nearly fifty years in the navy, keeping a diary throughout, he rose to become a fine seaman, a master of gunnery, a battle commander the equal of his friend - and rival in love - Nelson.