North Sea and Baltic Convoy 1793–1814: as Experienced by Merchant Masters Employed by Michael Henley & Son

By John Barney, published November 2009

Abstract

Letters to Michael Henley & Son from their ship’s masters provided a source of material for the views and opinions of the convoy systems put in place with the Convoy Act of 1798 during the French wars. The information ranges from ships engaged in commercial trade, to ships used by the Transport Service and their experiences whilst arranging around and being part of convoys.

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Filed under: Napoleonic War | Baltic | North Sea | French Revolution
Subjects include: Administration | Merchant Marines

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