Horatio Nelson: A Case Study in Naval Excellence: Part 3

Part 3! In this part I will cover Nelson from the start of the French Revolutionary Wars (1789) to the Battle of Cape St.Vincent (1797). Aboard his new ship, HMS...

Horatio Nelson: A Case Study in Naval Excellence (Part 2)

Part 2! In this part I will cover Nelson from 10 April 1777 to the start of the French Revolutionary Wars (1789). After Nelson had been promoted to Lieutenant he...

Horatio Nelson: A Case Study in Naval Excellence (Part 1)

Being that Nelson was one of the greatest military minds of all times, I have decided to break his story down into a few parts. This part (part 1) will...

The Great Napoleonic Turkey Shoot aka. The First Battle of Copenhagen

      This engagement should not even be called a battle. The Danish-Norwegians never had a chance; especially when faced with Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson (and his puppet on a string...

The Battle Of Cape Henry: An Inconclusive Revolutionary Squabble Between Empires

The Battle of Cape Henry (16 March 1781) was officialy part of the "American" Revolutionary War, but no Americans were even slightly involved. It was a fight between the British...