Obituary: Sir Julian Corbett

By R.C. Anderson, published October 1922


The sudden death of Sir Julian Corbett in September 1922 deprived the Society of not only a founder member but one of the nation’s foremost maritime historians. Being Lecturer in History at the Naval War College he was charged with producing the official ‘Naval History of the Great War’; two volumes of which were published prior to his passing. His 1911 ‘Some Principles of Maritime Strategy’ became a source book for generations of trainee naval officers, both at home and abroad.

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