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Malcolm Lewis

    Justin, other suggestions:

    Seamanship in the Age of Sail, John Harland. If you want to know how they handled ships in the days of sail this is as good as you can get. It is the result of 20 years of research and sells out regularly.
    The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship 1650-1840. Conway’s ‘History of the Ship’ series. Useful reference book on ship types, construction, armaments and naval tactics, etc.
    TRAFALGAR: the men, the battle, the storm, Tim Clayton and Phil Craig. Dramatic account of the battle through the diaries, letters and memoirs of the men on both sides who took part.
    Regards, Malcolm