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The Naval Repository

By L.G. Carr Laughton

A description is offered of this book, which the author under his initials, L.G.C.L., had mentioned in a note in the April 1912 edition. It was published in 1762 by ‘an Officer of the Navy’ who may be Captain Thomas Hanway, R.N. Intended for the instruction of boys who may seek a life in the […] Read More

Filed under: Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design

Some Naval Courts-Martial, 1698

By W. Senior

The author outlines courts martial presided over by Sir George Rooke and Sir Cloudesley Shovel. Of trivial significance, they give an insight into contemporary naval life, involving alleged abuse of crew members by captains and other officers, presence on board of wives or servants – the latter a “negro child”, arguments over the division of […] Read More

Filed under: Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Early Modern) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

Some Naval Courts-Martial 1701-2

By W. Senior

On the 2nd and 4th October, 1701, Captains Rumsey and Litttelon, who had been lately employed in suppressing pirates in the East Indies, are tried on board the Revenge in the Downs for “irregularities and undue practices,” In Litttelon’s case it is decided that the captain ” did carry in the ship under his command […] Read More

Filed under: Mutiny & Discipline | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers | Ship Handling & Seamanship

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