Author Results for Barrington Rosier

Repair Records of the Eighteenth-century Navy: the Missing Data

By Barrington Rosier

The Admiralty Progress Books provide the historian with a near continuous record of the building, repair and maintenance of Royal Navy ships over a period of more than two centuries, from around 1700 to 1912. This article analyses information on repairs from the Progress Books that cover the eighteenth century, including discussion of the data […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Navies

The Construction Costs of Eighteenth-century Warships

By Barrington Rosier

This article is a detailed study of the costs involved in building warships of the period. It is based on Progress Books One, Two and Five. Direct comparisons between the costs of different vessels are complicated, however, by a number of factors such as variations in contributing elements over time, the extent to which old […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design

Note: Fleet Repairs and Maintenance 1783-93 Reconsidered

By Barrington Rosier

A caveat to those using Webb’s book, which did not consult the Progress Books although those list the actual ships on which money was spent. Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous