By James Stanier Clarke (editor), John McArthur (editor)
The Naval Chronicle, released in forty volumes among 1799 and 1818, is a key resource for British maritime and armed forces background. This reissue is the 1st whole revealed copy of what was once the main influential maritime ebook of its day. the themes coated diversity from bills of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. every one quantity additionally comprises engravings and charts in terms of naval engagements and significant harbours all over the world. quantity 22 (1809) includes maps and eyewitness bills of the Walcheren crusade within the Netherlands, which proved unsuccessful regardless of the trap of Flushing. An research and map of the conflict of the Basque Roads, a record of Lord Gambier's next court docket martial, and a biographical piece at the destiny Admiral Thomas Cochrane also are incorporated. Technical articles comprise specific discussions at the use of Congreve's rockets.