9781108018531

The Naval Chronicle

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  • ISBN13:

    9781108018531

  • ISBN10:

    110801853X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-02
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Summary

The Naval Chronicle, published in 40 volumes between 1799 and 1818, is a key source for British maritime and military history. This reissue is the first complete printed reproduction of what was the most influential maritime publication of its day. The subjects covered range from accounts of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. Each volume also contains engravings and charts relating to naval engagements and important harbours around the world. Volume 14 (1805) contains the first reports of the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, including a French one claiming victory, Nelson's outline battle plan, and a chart showing the positions of the fleet. It also includes the House of Commons proceedings against the First Lord of the Admiralty, Henry Dundas, Lord Melville, for misuse of public funds when Treasurer of the Navy.

Table of Contents

Preface
Biographical memoirs
Naval anecdotes, commercial hints, recollections, etc.
Philosophical papers
Shipwrecks
Report of the Commissioners of Naval Inquiry
Naval literature
Naval poetry
Naval history of the present year, 1805
Correspondence
Lloyd's marine list
Index
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