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The Navy in the War of William III 1689–1697
Its State and Direction

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  • Date Published: February 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107645110

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  • First published in 1953, this volume by John Ehrman traces the role played by the English navy during the years 1689–97, during which time England became the dominant sea power of Europe. The study is divided into two parts. The first focuses on the background of naval administration, considering ships of the line and their construction, shipyards and dockyards, naval personnel, provisions, finances, and the Lord Admiral's department at the end of 1688. The second part provides the context of the war, beginning with the legacy of Samuel Pepys and the initial mobilization in 1688, and then tracing the successive years of war to the eventual demobilization in 1697. Replete with numerous illustrations and fourteen detailed appendices, this volume will appeal to anyone interested in the naval history of England at the end of the seventeenth century.

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    • Date Published: February 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107645110
    • length: 764 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 39 mm
    • weight: 1.05kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Preface
    Notes on dates
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction
    Part I. The Background of Naval Administration:
    1. The ship and the line
    2. Material and supply
    3. Shipyards and dockyards
    4. Officers and men
    5. Victualling
    6. Estimates and accounts
    7. The Lord Admiral's department at the end of 1688
    Part II. The War in Progress:
    8. The Pepysian legacy and the mobilization of 1688
    9. The Board of Admiralty and the first year of the war, January 1689–April 1690
    10. Beachy Head and the disgrace of Torrington
    11. The middle years, 1691–4
    12. The fleet in the Mediterranean, July 1694–October 1695
    13. The Admiralty Office, 1690–7
    14. The last phase and demobilization, 1695–8
    Appendices
    Bibliography.

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    John Ehrman

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