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Sea warriors : the Royal Navy in the age of sail / Chip Richie, producer/director ; writers, Richard Woodman, Howard Fisher, Chip Richie.

Richie, Chip, (producer-director.). Woodman, Richard, 1944- (narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon DVD 359.0094 SEA (Text) 30653003436185 Adult NoN Fic dvd Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen format (aspect ratio 4 x 3)
  • Publisher: [Dallas, Tex.] : Richie Film Productions, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Companion vido to the great seafaring novels" -- Container.
Based in part on the book Sea Warriors by Richard Woodman.
Participant or Performer Note: Host : Richard Woodman.
Summary, etc.: Using dramatic re-enactments, interviews with authors and other experts, provides background information relevant to the historical novels with Royal Navy settings around the period of the Napoleonic wars. Recounts the story of the late 18th- and early 19th-century British naval history, highlighting the building of ships, the structure of the navy, blockading of enemy ports, the interception of trade, and the protection of British merchant ships. In addition to the heroics of battle, the monotony of sailing, the prevalence of disease, and outbreaks of mutiny are also discussed.
Language Note: English soundtrack
Subject: Great Britain. Royal Navy > History.
Great Britain > History, Naval > 18th century.
Sea stories > Authorship.

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