October 21, 1805
Victory at Trafalgar and the death of Lord Nelson
From The Naval Chronicle, Vol. XIV, July to December 1805 The operations of the grand naval army second, in the Atlantic, those of the grand imperial army in Germany. The English fleet is annihilated! Nelson […]
*SPOILERS* This is a very useful timeline created by the inimitable Don Seltzer placing the events in the series alongside events in the real world. By its very nature, this timeline is all spoilers fore and […]
Ratings When signed on to a ship’s books, a man was given a rating according to his experience. Freshmen to the sea were known as landsmen, those with limited experience were ordinary seamen, while knowledgeable […]
Cairo, August 19, 1798 Your husband was killed by a cannonball while fighting on board his ship. He died honourably, and without suffering, as every soldier would wish to die.