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Diagramme d'un ancien bateau de guerre

Shipbuilding industries developed to produce these much needed, and quite complicated vessels. http://joyfulmolly.wordpress.com/2007/10/27/resource-updated-molly-joyfuls-list-of-naval-and-historic-resources/

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"HMS Sutherland"s Last Battle," by Geoff Hunt. Hornblower in action with four enemy ships of the line off Rosas.

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"Robuste" 80 guns (Antoine Roux, oil on canvas). French second-rate ship of the line. Second-rates were the most common type of battleship in the Napoleonic period, and 80 gunners, towards the end of the wars, began to displace the slightly smaller 74's (the mainstays of most naval battle lines) Robuste was one of the 21 completed Bucentaure class ships (designed by famous naval engineer Jacques-Noël Sané) She was built at Toulon from May 1805, completed in 1807, burned after a battle in…

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Stairs to die for

The incredible grand staircase of the French Lines, SS Paris. The intricacy of her 1921 post Jacobean, Tudor, Palladian but not quite Art Deco or Nouveau interior still far surpasses any of these so called "luxury" cruise ships we have today...

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"Poltava" is a replica of a russian 4th rate 54-gun sailing ship of the line of 1712, being built in St. Petersburg

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