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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 return of the Saudi royal family in 1945.

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About Colin White

Colin White was director of the Royal Naval Museum and one of Britain’s leading experts on Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar.

His published works include:

  • Victoria’s navy: the end of the sailing navy. Havant, 1981.
  • The Royal Navy in peace and war. Pitkin Pictorials, 1989.
  • Victoria’s navy: the heyday of steam. Emsworth, 1983.
  • HMS Victory. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1994.
  • Nelson’s last walk. Nelson Society, 1996.
  • The Nelson companion. Stroud: Sutton, 1995; Stroud: Royal Naval Museum Publications [in association with] Sutton, 2005.
  • The battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 February 1797. Shelton: The 1805 Club, 1997.
  • 1797: Nelson’s year of destiny: Cape St. Vincent and Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Stroud: Sutton, 1998; Paperback edition, Stroud: Sutton Pub., 2006.
  • The Nelson Encyclopaedia. London: Chatham in association with the Royal Naval Museum, 2002.
  • Nelson. Pitkin Biographical Guide. Hampshire: Jarrold Publishing, 2003.
  • Nelson: the New Letters. Woodbridge: Boydell Press in association with the National Maritime Museum, 2005.
  • Nelson: the Admiral. Stroud: Sutton, 2005.
  • The Trafalgar Captains: Their Lives and Memorials. Colin White and the 1805 Club. London: Chatham, 2005.
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