The Naval Chronicle: Volume 11, January-July 1804: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United

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The Naval Chronicle, published in 40 volumes between 1799 and 1818, is a key source for British maritime and military history. This reissue is the first complete printed reproduction of what was the most influential maritime publication of its day. The subjects covered range from accounts of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. Each volume also contains engravings and charts relating to naval engagements and important harbours around the world. Volume 11 (1804) focuses on parliamentary debates on Britain's naval defences, and the report of the commission of inquiry into prize agents. It includes discussions on the best methods of saving shipwrecked sailors from drowning, and a report on Napoleon's building up of an invasion fleet in the channel ports. There are also numerous biographies of admirals, and notices of promotions, including that of Nelson.

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Price
£35.99
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781108018500
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