Note: On Board HMS Alexander (1796-9)

By Admiral Rémi Monaque, published May 2003

Abstract

A previously un-studied log from HMS Alexander for the years 1796-9 reveals the extent to which the smallest details of health, supplies and discipline were of concern to the Commanders on the Mediterranean station. Of even more interest is the revelarion that Nelson was practising for years the tactics he used later at Trafalgar.

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Filed under: French Revolution | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Administration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

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