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Illustrated bilingual glossary of nautical terms from the age of fighting sail 1780-1830

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Glossary of nautical terms from the age of fighting sail 1780-1830.

For readers of historical novels by CS Forester (Hornblower), Captain Frederick Marryat (Peter Simple, Mr Midshipman Easy), Patrick O'Brian (Aubrey / Maturin), J Meade Falkner (Moonfleet) and others.

 

Glossaire des termes de la marine ancienne 1780-1830, à l’intention des amateurs des romans historiques de CS Forester (Hornblower), Captain Frederick Marryat (Peter Simple, Mr Midshipman Easy), Patrick O'Brian (Aubrey / Maturin), J Meade Falkner (Moonfleet) et autres.

French to English : / Français-Anglais :   English to French : / Anglais-Français :
A B C D   A B C D
E F G H   E F G H
I J K L   I J K L
M N O P   M N O P
Q R S T   Q R S-Sh Si-Sz
U V W XYZ   T U V WXYZ
25 common vessels   Small sloop - stern elevation

 

Grateful thanks to everybody who provided advice or photos, in particular Amandine Dutoit; Guillaume Eckendorff; Antoine Reffuveille; and Gégé from the online discussion forum Les Anciens de la marine.

Bibliography :

  • Vocabulaire des Termes de Marine (Baron Lescallier, 1800)
  • New Dictionary (Chambaud, 1815)
  • Précis des Pratiques de l'Art Naval (Baron Babron, 1817)
  • French Dictionary (Boyer, 1827)
  • Le Dictionnaire de Marine (Vice-Amiral Willaumez, 1831)
  • Naval & Military Technical Dictionary of the French Language (Captain Robert Burn, 1852)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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