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History of the Royal Navy

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAnthony Preston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA454
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18472398M
    ISBN 100600384780

    The newly-organised force proved successful during the Anglo-Dutch War, which began in Though Minorca had been recaptured, it was returned to the Spanish. We are not told, for instance, the name of his second wife, Maria Josefa, merely that she was Spanish. His self-consequence leads to all kinds of problems both with the men under him, and more importantly, with the Belgian authorities, although he is a hit with the Africans.

    There are other seemly minor but significant insults. Spanish treasure fleets were sunk in andand the Spanish Empire was opened up to British slaving voyages. Having secured the throne, Cnut dismissed the bulk of his fleet, but maintained a standing force of 40 ships, funded by national taxation. The newly-organised force proved successful during the Anglo-Dutch War, which began in Lambert faithfully describes this great labour, noting those reputations over which Laughton' s objectivity slipped badly, demonstrating the fragility of the 'scientific history' by which the late Victorians judged themselves.

    Gradually the Navy recognized that the salary and status of medical officers had to be improved. By comparing statistical data between the 17th and early 20th centuries, differences in mortality related to the length of voyages, knowledge of diseases and hygiene among those aboard are all shown. The Salamandera galleass captured from the Scots and one of only three ships in the Anthony Roll which has an identifiable figurehead. The execution of Charles I forced the rapid expansion of the navy, by multiplying England's actual and potential enemies, and many vessels were constructed from the s onward.


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