By-Paths in Naval Literature Part III

By Commander C. N. Robinson, R.N., published February 1921


This paper proved some sidelights on British naval history by quoting from little known naval books published in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The author quotes extensively from a number of the books, covering scandals relating to Admiral Jervis and others, satirical cartoons, punishments for drunkenness, the advantages of ‘fearnaught’ clothing and the adequate supply of clothing to ensure the proper welfare of seamen.

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

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