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The royal dockyards during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

by Roger Morriss

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Published by Leicester University Press in [Leicester, Leicestershire] .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Navy-yards and naval stations -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Navy-yards and naval stations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRoger Morriss.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA460.A1 M67 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3241658M
      ISBN 100718512154
      LC Control Number83156753

      Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin, 1st Baronet, GCH (16 May – 23 July ) was an officer of the Royal Navy who served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.. Coffin was born in Boston and served in the navy on a number of ships during the War of Independence. He fought at Cape Henry with Arbuthnot . This book looks at the history of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, , from a broad perspective, examining the strategy, operations and tactics of British s: 7.

        This book looks at the history of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, , from a broad perspective, examining the strategy, operations and tactics of British s: 8. A final conclusion, during the course of my research into this project I have ascertained that there are definite relationships between various aspect of military vessels in the Royal Navy during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars of But .

        Fresh from the dockyard, HMS Pandora, a gun frigate, is about to set sail to join December It was a time of unrest and discontent for Britain, made even worse by the war with Revolutionary France and the possibility of imminent invasion/5(9). The vessels were a common form of internment in Britain and elsewhere in the 18th and 19th centuries. Charles F. Campbell writes that around 40 ships of the Royal Navy were converted for use as prison hulks. Other hulks included HMS Warrior, which became a prison ship at Woolwich in February One was established at Gibraltar, others at Bermuda (the Dromedary), at .


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