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  • Collection: British Naval History collection

wrc04281.pdf
This bound manuscript notebook, kept by Lt. John Anderson, describes the daily details of life in the 11th Light Dragoons of the British Army and Allied Effort during the French Revolutionary War. Anderson describes daily events, promotions, rules…

wrc06721.pdf
Order from the Admiralty Office to Captain Alexander Wilmot Schomberg of the HMS Loire written in 1809. In the letter, Captain Schomberg is instructed to sail to the western coast of Galicia and to provide support for the local inhabitants.

wrc06720.pdf
Order from the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral George Berkeley written in March of 1809. In the letter Vice-Admiral Berkeley is informed of the orders given to the HMS Loire and is instructed to take the ship under his command.

wrc06719.pdf
Order given to Vice-Admiral Berkeley from the Admiralty written in February of 1809. In the order, Vice-Admiral Berkeley is instructed to take the HMS Barfluer and its captain under his command.

wrc06718.pdf
Order given to Vice-Admiral George Berkeley from the Admiralty written in January 1809. In the order, Vice-Admiral Berkeley is instructed to take the HMS Zealous, Elizabeth, Implacable, and Norge and their captains under his command.

22July1809Memo.pdf
Memo intended for the British Naval officers under the command of Sir R.J. Stratham directing them in the Order of Sailing and Distinguishing Pendants.

wrc06688.pdf
Written from Policastro Bay while serving in the Mediterranean, and reporting the capture of Gaeta by the French.

wrc06689.pdf
Written from the British vessel, Pompei, off Paolo while serving in the Mediterranean, and reporting the capture of Gaeta by the French.

wrc06690.pdf
Orders written by Sir William Sidney Smith to Captain Prowse instructing him to sail to the Bay of Policastro and report to the Vice President of Basilicata, Don Alessandro Mandarini, who was established at Maratea.

wrc06690.pdf
Orders written by Sir William Sidney Smith to Captain Prowse in 1806 ordering him to sail to the Bay of Policastro and report to the Vice President of Basilicata, Don Alessandro Mandarini, who was established at Maratea.