What were ships of the line?

By Jennifer Abella

What kinds of ships did the Royal Navy have at the time Wentworth was in the ranks? Here’s a quick look at the various “ships of the line,” according to “The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson,” by Terry Coleman.

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About Jennifer Abella

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Follow her on Twitter: @nextjen.

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