Saturday, 17 July 2010

16. Bonaparte to steam power

HMS Agamemnon the Royal Navy's first screw propeller warship.  You can just make out the smoke stack.

Nelson is dead becomes a ‘terrible ancestor’ and the Napoleonic War rumbles on for another ten years.  The Royal Navy tries to undo the slave trade Hawkins had created and the Admiralty do their level best to ignore every new technological advance. 

Listen to Episode 16


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