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The Naval Miscellany

Volume VIII, 1st Edition

Edited by Brian Vale

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418 pages | 6 B/W Illus.

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Brian Vale is a naval historian with degrees from Keele and King’s College London. A life-long member of the Society for Nautical Research and the Navy Records Society, he has long specialised in Anglo-South American maritime history. His books include Independence or Death! British sailors and Brazilian Independence, A Frigate of King George, The Audacious Admiral Cochrane and Cochrane in the Pacific: Fortune and Freedom in Spanish America.

Table of Contents

Preface

Glossary of Abbreviations

  1. Accounts from the Early Years of the Office of the Clerk of the King’s Ships;
  2. Thomas de Snetesham’s Accounts for 1344-45 and 1350-54

    Edited by Susan Rose

  3. More Documents for the Last Campaign of the Mary Rose

Edited by C.S. Knighton and Dominic Fontana with the assistance of David Loades

III. The Royal Navy and the Enforcement of the Stamp Act 1764-5:

The Account of Captain Archibald Kennedy RN

Edited by Byrne McLeod

IV. James Ramsay’s Essay of 1780 on the Duty and Qualifications of a Sea Officer

Edited by Richard Blake

V.Sir John Borlase Warren and the Royal Navy’s Blockades of the United States in the War of 1812

Edited by Brian Arthur

VI.Captain John Pascoe Grenfell of the Brazilian Navy in the River Plate, March to August 1826

Edited by Brian Vale

VII.Lord Northbrook’s 1885 Response to William T. Stead’s Criticisms of Naval Preparedness in The Pall Mall Gazette

Edited by John Beeler

VIII. Conveying the Emperor Haile Selassie into Exile

Edited by Paul G. Halpern

Contents of Previous Naval Miscellany Volumes

About the Editor

Brian Vale is a naval historian with degrees from Keele and King’s College London. A life-long member of the Society for Nautical Research and the Navy Records Society, he has long specialised in Anglo-South American maritime history. His books include Independence or Death! British sailors and Brazilian Independence, A Frigate of King George, The Audacious Admiral Cochrane and Cochrane in the Pacific: Fortune and Freedom in Spanish America.

About the Series

Navy Records Society Publications

The Navy Records Society was established in 1893 to print unpublished manuscripts and rare works of interest to naval historians and enthusiasts. To date it has published nearly 150 scholarly volumes, each edited and introduced by a leading authority in the appropriate field. The volumes form a unique and invaluable resource for serving officers, scholars and all those interested in the Naval History of Great Britain and the development of naval power in the Modern World.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS051000
HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
HIS057000
HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy