Books

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VI: The Public Order Book of Vice Admiral Lord Nelson, Commander in Chief of a Squadron of Ships and Vessels Employed on a Particular Service, July-October 1801

Vol 146 (2004), Colin White

Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS Aurora’s… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume VII: Neutrality, Sovereignty and Jurisdiction: Two Cases in the Admiralty Court, 1798-1805

Vol 153 (2008), Richard Hill

This seventh volume of Naval Miscellany contains documents which range in date from the late thirteenth century to the Korean War. They illustrate the many different ways in which the naval forces of the crown have served the realm. Topics covered include the role of ships in campaigns against Scotland under Edward I and Edward… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: Corsica, 1794

Vol 92 (1952), Admiral J. H. Godfrey

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: Prince William and Lieutenant Schomberg 1787-1788

Vol 92 (1952), Brian Ranft

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: The Log of the Guardian 1789-1790

Vol 92 (1952), Ludovic Kennedy

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: The Reminiscences of Lieutenant Malmskold

Vol 92 (1952), R. C. Anderson

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »

The Naval Miscellany, Volume IV: Boscawen’s Letters to his Wife 1755-1756

Vol 92 (1952), Peter Kemp

Published in this volume are various Spanish documents concerning the Armada; a journal of one of Blake’s officers in the mid seventeenth century; Boscawen’s letters to his wife; the account of a Swedish officer who served in the French Navy during the Seven Years War; selections from the Hood papers regarding Prince William’s service in… Read Abstract »

The Rodney Papers, Volume II, 1763-1780

Vol 151 (2007), Professor D. Syrett

George Brydges Rodney is one of the great British admirals of the Age of Sail. A participant, and in many instances a major player, in some of the great naval events of the 18th century, Rodney’s career as a navy officer spans three great naval conflicts of his time – the War of Austrian Succession,… Read Abstract »

The Rodney Papers, Volume I, 1742-1763

Vol 148 (2005), Professor D. Syrett

George Brydges Rodney is one of the great British admirals of the Age of Sail. A participant, and in many instances a major player, in some of the great naval events of the 18th century, Rodney’s career as a navy officer spans three great naval conflicts of his time – the War of Austrian Succession,… Read Abstract »

The Hawke Papers, A Selection: 1743-1771

Vol 129 (1990), Dr R.F. Mackay

Edward Hawke 1705-1781) had a long and distinguished career in the Royal Navy, serving for over half a century and finally becoming First Lord of the Admiralty. This volume is a selection of his papers chosen from between 1743 and 1771, providing information on every significant stage in Hawke’s career combined with a connected sequence… Read Abstract »

The Royal Navy and North America: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752

Vol 118 (1973), Dr. J. Gwyn

This volume concerns Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Warren (1703-1752) in North America. A background to the period is given in the introduction to his papers with a brief sketch of Warren. Of special mention is the valuable ‘Biographical Directory. With the outbreak of war with Spain in 1739, Warren had the opportunity to develop his fighting… Read Abstract »

The Saumarez Papers: The Baltic 1808-1812

Vol 110 (1968), A.N. Ryan

Sir James Saumarez was a Channel Islander with a distinguished naval record. He had fought under Rodney at the Saintes, Jervis at St Vincent, and Nelson at the Nile. He had received his knighthood for his capture of the French frigate Réunion in 1793. In 1799 he had been chosen by St Vincent to carry… Read Abstract »