Billy Ruffian

Billy Ruffian

This is the story of the Bellerophon, a ship of the line known to her crew as the Billy Ruffian. Under fourteen captains, she played a conspicuous part in three of the most famous of all sea battles: the battle of the Glorious First of June (1794), the opening action against Revolutionary France; the battle of the Nile (1798), which halted Napoleon's eastern expansion from Cairo; and the battle of Trafalgar (1805), which established British naval supremacy for 100… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (July 11, 2013)

Collection: Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Page count: 384 pages

Language: English


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