Author Results for Bob Sutcliffe

Book Review-‘Springboard to Victory: Great Yarmouth and the Royal Navy’s dominance in the North Sea and the Baltic during the French Wars 1793–1815’ by D. Higgins,

By Bob Sutcliffe

Great Yarmouth is best known for being a seaside resort and earlier as one of the country’s leading herring fisheries ports, but what has been largely forgotten is that during the French Revolutionary War (1792–1802) and the Napoleonic Wars (1803–15) it was the main support base for naval operations in the North and Baltic seas […] Read More

Filed under: Baltic | North Sea
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Strategy & Diplomacy