Author Results for Malcolm Lester

Vice-Admiral George Murray and the Origins of the Bermuda Naval Base, 1794-96

By Malcolm Lester

Murray’s anchorage north of St George’s Island in eastern Bermuda honours the name of Vice-Admiral George Murray, RN (1741-97). This article shows the significance and impact that Murray had in the creation of the naval base here, as well as his career prior to 1794. Vice-Admiral Murray was in charge of a small squadron based […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Logistics | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy