The Organisation of British Trade Convoys During the American War, 1775-83

By David Syrett, published May 1976

Abstract

The war with America saw a sustained attack on British overseas trade by the Americans, French and Spanish. Convoys were the main British response, and this article considers the problems involved in convoying commercial shipping, and whether it was a success.

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Filed under: Atlantic | American Revolution
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Merchant Marines | Strategy & Diplomacy

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