Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War

A Biographical Dictionary of Commissioned Officers 1748-1763

Cy Harrison

Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years Warprovides detailed reference information on over 2,000 commissioned officers of the Royal Navy: all of those whose career as a commissioned officer included the Seven Years War (1756-1763). In addition, those officers commissioned during and after 1748 and who died before 1756 are included.

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Date Published :
November 2019
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Language:
English
Series :
From Reason to Revolution
Illustration :
no illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781912866687
Pages : 584
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.15 inches
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$59.95

Overview
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Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War provides detailed reference information on over 2,000 commissioned officers of the Royal Navy: all of those whose career as a commissioned officer included the Seven Years War (1756-1763). In addition, those officers commissioned during and after 1748 and who died before 1756 are included.

Sourced primarily from some 15,000 original source documents held in the National Archives, the individual entries include the officers pre-commission postings and commissions to ships as well as other naval and civil appointments. Genealogical information such as dates of birth, death, and marriage, and the names and dates of the officer’s immediate family are also included for most of the entries.

As the first published reference work since 1849 to include this level of detail for all the Royal Navy officers of the period Royal Navy Officers of the Seven Years War provides unparalleled access to information previously unpublished.

About The Author
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The author has been a military and naval history enthusiast from an early age. Having study Classical Civilisation at college, he first worked for the wargames company Games Workshop, before changing direction and becoming a market trader and finally a software developer. Being an early adopter of the World Wide Web he became an active member of a group of naval historians intent on expanding the availability of information on naval history. He is a contributor to several naval history sites and forums, which has led to him founding the naval history website ‘Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail’, https://threedecks.org in 2010. He remains the owner and editor in chief of the site, which now has contributors from around the globe.

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