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Sir Herbert Richmond (1871–1946) was a prominent naval officer and historian who wrote extensively on maritime history. Originally published in 1920, this book forms part two of Richmond's three-volume series on the role of the Navy during the War of Jenkins' Ear, a prolonged conflict between Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748. The text offers a detailed analysis of developments and engagements in the war from approximately 1743 to 1746. Appendices and a variety of illustrative material are also provided. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in naval history and eighteenth-century history in general.
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- Date Published: August 2012
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107660694
- length: 300 pages
- dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.42kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. The battle of Toulon
2. Concluding phase of the Battle of Toulon
3. The French attack in home waters
4. The French movements in the Channel
5. Operations in home waters 1744
6. Operations in the Mediterranean, February–September 1744
7. Operations in home waters, January–August 1745. Beginning of the Jacobite rising
8. Operations in the narrow seas, August 1745–February 1746. End of the Jacobite rising
9. The war in the West Indies and North America, 1744–5. Capture of Louisbourg
10. The war in North America and the West Indies 1745 (continued)
11. Rowley's command in the Mediterranean, August 1744–December 1745
Appendix 1. Extracts relating to the battle of Toulon from journals of Matthews, Hawke and Forbes
Appendix 2. Instructions to Admiral de Court
Appendix 3. The charges against Admiral Matthews
Appendix 4. The court martial on Admiral Lestock
Appendix 5. Instructions to Marshal Saxe
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