Welcome to Broadside

Broadside is a collection of pages describing life in Royal Navy in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, the time of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

Life in the Navy Great Guns and Small Arms
Pay and Prize Money The Impress Service
Ships and Tactics Crime and Punishment
Frigate Warfare Patronage and Promotion
Battle of Trafalgar Battle of the Nile
An eyewitness at Trafalgar  Victories and Casualties


Follow these links to other 18th Century Navy sites.
Letters and Dispatches of Horatio Nelson Historical Maritime Society
Songs of the sea Roll call of men who fought at Trafalgar
Glossary of Nautical terms, circa 1814
The National Maritime Museum Aaron Thomas Journal

Regency Chess - Battle of Trafalgar Set

Beesker.com Rated Broadside best Battle of Trafalgar website

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These pages last updated 22nd Aug 2012.
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