Biographia Navalis - Volume 4

Biographia Navalis - Volume 4

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The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement. Sometimes only one or two lines constitute the entry, in other cases there are several pages (Earl St Vincent takes ten pages). They are set out on a year by year basis, and within each year the names are arranged alphabetically. Charnock intended this to be a four-volume work but that wasna€™t enough, two more were needed (V and VI) and these were subtitled The First and Second Volumes of the Continuation. Each of the six volumes has its own aquot;capeOrtuga#39;al, for thirty days, under the command of commodore Mayne, in the Lenox, in hopes they might be able to ... A v x , LUCK, or LUCH, James, --early in the year 1720, commanded the Bedsord galley, a fireship ordered out a#39;with theanbsp;...

Title:Biographia Navalis - Volume 4
Author:John Charnock
Publisher:Andrews UK Limited - 2012-04-05


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