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by sgtfox
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Portuguese lorchas
Replies: 19
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Re: Portuguese lorchas

Good news about the book you are writing. I will look out for it. Actually, the book about the navy of the Two Sicilies I was referring to was Storia Della Marina Da Guerra Dei Borbone di Napoli Vol 2 You posted an ad for it on the Voy site in May of 2014. I would like to know if you think it is wor...
by sgtfox
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Portuguese lorchas
Replies: 19
Views: 5845

Re: Portuguese lorchas

Vielen dank, Herr Von Mach! You seem to be far beyond the rest of us when it comes to researching smaller navies. You should write a book. You helped me before on Voy Age of Sail site, and it's greatly appreciated. I see that you bought the book on the navy of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Do the...
by sgtfox
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Portuguese lorchas
Replies: 19
Views: 5845

Portuguese lorchas

I'm trying to find info on the lorchas used by the Portuguese Navy around the time of the Napoleonic period. The only info I've found is that they ranged from about 40-150 tons and carried 4-6, for smaller vessels, up to 20 for the larger vessels. The cannon ranged from 1-24 pounds. They had Europea...