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The Naval Chronicle
Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects

Volume 18. July–December 1807

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Naval Chronicle

  • Date Published: September 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108018579

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  • 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 18 (1807) covers the Peace of Tilsit between France and Russia, a deterioration in Anglo-American relations, and the British attack on Copenhagen to seize the Danish fleet. Reports from Denmark include that of Sir Arthur Wellesley, and subsequent diplomatic exchanges. The volume also records the military attack on Montevideo, and the state of Anglo-Portuguese relations at the beginning of the Peninsular War.

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    • Date Published: September 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108018579
    • length: 568 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 32 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.71kg
    • contains: 14 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Biographical memoirs
    Naval anecdotes, commercial hints, recollections, etc.
    Correspondence
    Marine designs, naval portraits, etc. in the exhibition of the Royal Academy
    Shipwrecks
    Naval poetry
    Naval history of the present year, 1807
    Naval literature
    State papers
    Philosophical papers
    Naval commercial report
    Index.

  • Editors

    James Stanier Clarke

    John McArthur

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