Author Results for Douglas Dakin

Lord Cochrane’s Greek Steam Fleet

By Douglas Dakin

As the Greeks struggled to gain independence from the Ottoman Empire, suggestions were made for building a Greek Fleet including steamships. Captain Hastings recommended that Lord Cochrane be appointed as commander of this navy with the intention of attacking the Turkish fleet in Constantinople. Details are given of the problems encountered in obtaining the steamships […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Biography | Shipbuilding & Design