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Naval Chronology
Or, an Historical Summary of Naval and Maritime Events from the Time of the Romans, to the Treaty of Peace 1802

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Naval and Military History

  • Date Published: January 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108077019

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  • Isaac Schomberg (1753–1813) had a controversial career in the Royal Navy. Although he distinguished himself at the relief of Gibraltar and the battles of St Kitts and the Saintes, his aggressive temperament and scholarly interests meant he was a poor choice to serve as first lieutenant under the petulant, pleasure-seeking future William IV. Schomberg's career never recovered after they clashed. Retiring to Wiltshire in 1796, he began this long-planned chronology of the Royal Navy. Published in 1802, with detailed descriptions of engagements, events on board, and politics at home, as well as an appendix of facts and figures stretching back to the origins of the Senior Service, this five-volume work remains a classic source of naval history. Volume 1 begins with an overview of naval forces under the Romans and early English monarchs, before presenting a year-by-year chronology up to 1779.

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    • Date Published: January 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108077019
    • length: 556 pages
    • dimensions: 220 x 140 x 35 mm
    • weight: 0.72kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Dedication
    Introductory preface
    List of subscribers
    A summary of naval and maritime events, AD 288 to 1779
    Supplement
    Index.

  • Author

    Isaac Schomberg

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