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  • The Naval Miscellany: Vol. I book cover

    The Naval Miscellany

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Sir John Knox Laughton

    This was the first of the Miscellany volumes and while it contains documents from the sixteenth century to the turn of the nineteenth century, the majority relate to the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Of the two sixteenth century documents, one relates to French warship signals and the…

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  • The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson: Vol. IV book cover

    The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson

    Vol. IV, 1st Edition

    By M. Oppenheim

    Monson was a late-Elizabethan seaman and naval commander, retired under a cloud in 1616, who occupied his retirement in composing a number of works on naval affairs. Very miscellaneous notes and memoranda, on the duties of various, officers, organization of ships, exploration and discovery, and…

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  • The Life and Works of Sir Henry Mainwaring: Vol. I book cover

    The Life and Works of Sir Henry Mainwaring

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By G.E. Manwaring

    After an early career in piracy, Mainwaring became one of the most prominent senior officers under James I and Charles I. He took part in most of the naval operations of the period, and during and after the Civil War served with the Royalist Navy. This volume is not so much a collection of…

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  • Patee Byng's Journal: 1718-1720 book cover

    Patee Byng's Journal

    1718-1720, 1st Edition

    By J.L. Cranmer-Byng

    Henry Pattee Byng (1699-1747) was Sir George Byng’s eldest son and became the second Viscount Torrington on his father’s death in 1733 (see volumes 67, 68 and 70). This very detailed journal is concerned only with the Sicilian Campaign between 1718 and 1720. The very young Pattee Byng had spent…

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  • The Health of Seamen book cover

    The Health of Seamen

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Lloyd

    The second half of the eighteenth century saw dramatic improvements in the health of the Royal Navy and, as a result, an enhanced capacity to fight and to successfully impose tight blockades. The menace of scurvy was tamed through improved diet and the use of citrus juice; and smallpox stopped in…

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  • Nelson and the Neapolitan Jacobins: June 1799 book cover

    Nelson and the Neapolitan Jacobins

    June 1799, 1st Edition

    By H.C. Gutteridge

    This volume was published in 1903 by a young Cambridge graduate student, as a result of a controversy which started in 1897 over Nelson’s actions in Naples when he brought the British fleet to Naples in late June 1799. This lengthy and bitter argument was between F P Badham and the Society’s…

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  • Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer: 1794-1801, Vol. I book cover

    Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer

    1794-1801, Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Julian S. Corbett

    Spencer was First Lord of the Admiralty 1794-1801, virtually throughout the wars against Revolutionary France, and his correspondence with officers and politicians is of central importance to the naval history of the times. This volume runs up to the battle of St Vincent in 1797, including the…

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  • Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin: Vol III book cover

    Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin

    Vol III, 1st Edition

    By Sir Richard Vesey Hamilton

    Admiral Hamilton edited three volumes of Byam Martin’s papers which were issued out of sequence. This covers Martin’s post-war career, during which he was Controller of the Navy from 1816 to 1831. It consists largely of private correspondence with senior officers, politicians and others which are…

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  • Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer: 1794-1801, Vol. II book cover

    Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer

    1794-1801, Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Julian S. Corbett

    Spencer was First Lord of the Admiralty 1794-1801, virtually throughout the wars against Revolutionary France, and his correspondence with officers and politicians is of central importance to the naval history of the times.These volumes continue Spencer’s correspondence up to 1801 when he left…

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  • The Jellicoe Papers: Vol. I book cover

    The Jellicoe Papers

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By A. Temple Patterson

    This substantial selection of the professional and private papers of Admiral John Jellicoe, first Earl Jellicoe (1859-1935), extends from 1893 to 1935. Its publication was directly followed in 1969, by Professor Patterson’s succinct biography of the admiral. Since then, a resurgence of interest in…

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  • The Manning of the Royal Navy; Selected Public Pamphlets: 1693-1873 book cover

    The Manning of the Royal Navy; Selected Public Pamphlets

    1693-1873, 1st Edition

    By J.S. Bromley

    How should the Royal Navy be manned? Was impressment the best answer to this question? Was the seizure of men off the streets by Press Gangs acceptable to a freedom-loving society? What was the alternative? This issue provoked considerable debate, especially with reference to the Georgian and…

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  • Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin: Vol. I book cover

    Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Sir Richard Vesey Hamilton

    Admiral Hamilton edited three volumes of Byam Martin’s papers which were issued out of sequence. Half this volume consists of another autobiographical collection, ‘Reminiscences and Notes’, written after those in Vol III but dealing with his early life up to 1794. These are followed by…

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