Captain Thomas Hurd’s Survey of the Bay of Brest during the Blockade in the Napoleonic Wars

By Susanna Fisher, published August 1993


The need of appropriate charts from the northwest coast of France to ensure risk-free blockade is demonstrated in this article. The important role of Hurd in drawing charts is also highlighted, taking into consideration the lack of resources and qualified personnel to help him to develop this ask in hostile areas most of the time.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Napoleonic War | English Channel
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

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