Sir John Jennings and the Preparations for the Naval Expedition to the Mediterranean of 1711-1713

By J. S. Kepler, published February 1973

Abstract

The problems, tribulations and sheer luck of Admiral Sir John Jennings during his efforts to man his fleet, provide protection for his convoy, and conduct his duties as sent forth by the Admiralty to take command of the Mediterranean with little or no support from his own administration. England was fortunate that he was such an able commander.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Spanish Succession | English Channel | Mediterranean | Health at Sea
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship

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