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The past and future of the British navy.

Lord Dunsany

The past and future of the British navy.

by Lord Dunsany

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Published by Longman, Brown in London .
Written in English


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(Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, ): According to the book by Admiral Farragut's son, The Life of David Glasgow Farragut, First Admiral of the United States Navy, (New York: D. Appleton and Company, ), pages , Admiral Farragut said "Damn the torpedoes! Four bells!   Author: Nick Childs Publisher: Pen and Sword, ISBN: For an island nation, and one with such a rich naval history (The Spanish Armada, Trafalgar, Jutland, the Battle of the River Plate), the vast majority of the public in Great Britain are remarkably unconcerned about the present state of the Royal Navy (RN), let alone its future.

The Royal Navy actively employed children and minors within their ranks and indeed joining the Royal Navy as a boy was an often and unwritten prerequisite for a path towards an officer commission. Positions for minors began with the generic term "ship's boy" which was open to young boys between the ages of eight to twelve, although there was no established cut off and there are records of boys.   The British Army has little sympathy, fearing that it faces cuts to its own capabilities. The time has come for hard questions to be asked both about the future of the Royal Navy and the.

National Library of Scotland, British Navy Lists. Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland.   Tilley in his groundbreaking book The British Navy and the American Revolution lands the reader squarely into the world of British Admirals and statesmen during the explosive years of the American Revolution. Tilley, with evident mastery of both primary and secondary sources, tells the story of the war through the British Navy’s s: 2.


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