The Naval Schoolmaster during the Eighteenth Century and Early Nineteenth Century

By F. B. Sullivan, published November 1976


The role and professionalism of the Naval Schoolmaster changed during the Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Century following the order-in-council of Queen Anne of 14 March 1702. The roles of Trinity House and the Navy Board are considered, with the respective merits of shipboard and shore-based education for officers. A re-assessment of the available evidence contends for an increase in the number of Naval Schoolmasters who should be considered to have served during the period under consideration.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

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