The Naval Chronicle: Volume 25, January-July 1811: 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 25, published in 1811, contains eyewitness accounts and official reports of the British capture of Mauritius and of the Banda Islands in Indonesia. Official reports of the Battle of Anholt (Denmark) are also included, together with complaints about French privateers sailing unchallenged through the Channel, and a chart and description of Valetta (Malta). The volume also notes the passage through Parliament of the Regency Bill.

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Price
£37.99
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781108018647
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