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The uncommon lives of common sailors

Stephen Taylor describes the experiences of ordinary British seamen who took to the waves during the age of sail.

A late 18th-century painting of British and French sailors going head-to-head at war
Published: August 31, 2020 at 12:13 pm
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Author and journalist Stephen Taylor describes the experiences of ordinary British seamen who took to the waves during the age of sail in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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