Types of Naval Officers

Drawn from the History of the British Navy

Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 124,746 / 383 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.9
LoC Category: VB
Downloads: 1,300
Added to site: 2006.05.05
mnybks.net#: 13528
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nautical
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com

ts that great officer at the age most characteristic of his particular professional distinction, as by me understood.



Page I Introductory.--Conditions of Naval Warfare at the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century 3

II Progress of Naval Warfare during the Eighteenth Century Hawke: The Spirit 77

III Progress of Naval Warfare during the Eighteenth Century (Continued) Rodney: The Form 148

IV Howe: The General Officer, as Tactician 254

V Jervis: The General Officer, as Disciplinarian and Strategist 320

VI Saumarez: The Fleet Officer and Division Commander 382

VII Pellew: The Frigate Captain and Partisan Officer 428

* * * * *

Index 479


Edward, Lord Hawke Frontispiece From an engraving by W. Holl, after the painting by Francis Cotes in the Naval Gallery at Greenwich Hospital.

PAGE Plan of Byng's Action off Minorca, May 20, 1756 48


Cover image for


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.