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  Topic: Frigates
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:27 pm   Subject: Frigates
Quick look at my own results shows it's the Lizard http://www.threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=5151

Launched in 1757 and still in service as a hospital ship in 1828

Cy
  Topic: Frigates
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:25 pm   Subject: Frigates
If you go to http://www.threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=ships_search and search for great Britain, frigates as type and 28 guns it will give you a list of all 87 28 gun frigates, should be easy ...
  Topic: British & French 3rd Rate Ships of the Line
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:47 am   Subject: British & French 3rd Rate Ships of the Line
According to Winfield "British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817" there were 43 British 64's in 1793, 2 in commission (Lion and St Albans), 28 in ordinary and 13 in harbour service.

D ...
  Topic: British & French 3rd Rate Ships of the Line
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:36 pm   Subject: British & French 3rd Rate Ships of the Line
If you use the search facility here you should be able to work it out.

http://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=ships_search

the UK had around 40 64's in 1793 (of course not all of them in c ...
  Topic: Lieutenant Richard James Morrison, RN
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:48 pm   Subject: Lieutenant Richard James Morrison, RN
Patrick

According to O'Byrne, Morrison was appointed to a coast gaurd station in April 1827 which he commanded until 1829 when he retired from ill health.

The ill health is attributed to the aft ...
  Topic: new resources
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:41 pm   Subject: new resources
Patrick

Thanks for the offer.

I'm aware of the issue with French definate articles, and the database allows for them as a prefix field as you suggest. I just haven't got around to adding them al ...
  Topic: new resources
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:42 am   Subject: New Website
Patrick

Yep it's ambitious, but if you aim too low you might as well not bother, and yes there are error's (transcription or from data sources).

I hope that over time the web community of naval ...
  Topic: How to find a RN ship
cy

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PostForum: Hint and tips for researchers   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:18 pm   Subject: How to find a RN ship
There is now a new site which aims to list all sailing vessels of all nations.

This is very much a work in progress and will probably always be so but already has nearly 2000 seperate pages and lis ...
  Topic: Royal Naval Biography
cy

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:46 pm   Subject: Online Biography
Have a look at

http://www.archive.org/index.php

Most of the volumes of Marshals biographies as either PDF or Text downloads.
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=royal%20navy%20biography

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