Author Results for C.D. Lee

Note: Symposium on Health Problems in the Mercantile Marine, Historical Perspectives

By C.D. Lee

The various health problems featured at this event ranged from scurvy, accidents, alcoholism to venereal disease Read More

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

Note: The Ottomans and the Sea

By C.D. Lee

The Conference held in Cambridge in 1996 developed the idea that the Ottoman Empire had traditionally had a maritime dimension. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Mediterranean | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous | Navies

The Battle of Beachy Head: Lord Torrington’s Conduct

By C.D. Lee

Lord Torrington was sent to a court martial after the Battle of Beach Head on 30th June 1690, the government held him responsible for the virtual annihilation of the Dutch squadron of the Combined Fleet. Torrington was charged with failure to fight and engage. In spite of his acquittal, King William revoked Torrington’s commission. Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Nine Years' War | Mutiny & Discipline
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

Note: England’s Naval Trauma 1066

By C.D. Lee

This questions whether Harold Godwine, the newly crowned king, was the victim of the weather as much as of William the Bastard. Read More

Filed under: Early Middle Ages | High Middle Ages | English Channel
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies

Note: Lord Torrington’s Trial

By C.D. Lee

The complicated background to the court martial which exonerated Lord Torrington from the charges against him in 1690. Read More

Filed under: North Sea | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Strategy & Diplomacy