Author Results for Victor F.L. Millard

Ships of India, 1834 – 1934

By Victor F.L. Millard

This article discusses the vessels of the Indian Navy as the ships of the East India Company were called after 1834. The Company was moving from sail to steam and the specification, construction and service career of several ships are described. Contributions to hostilities in China and the Crimea are recorded. The East India Company’s […] Read More

Filed under: WW1 | Opium Wars | Interwar | Crimean War | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Indian Ocean | East India Company
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

Law and the Florida

By Victor F.L. Millard

The law of the seas deals, among other things, with the cases of seizing or sinking enemy ships in war. As it is sometimes difficult to decide on the spot whether a seizure or a sinking was within the limits of the law if it affected a neutral ship or neutral cargo, claims may be […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | American Civil War
Subjects include: Administration | Merchant Marines | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers