The Dutch navy of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Jacobus Ruurd Bruijn
Место издания:
St. John's, NL
International Maritime Economic History Association
Дата издания:
xx, 218 p.
Research in maritime history ; 45
Сведения о содержании:
Part one: The "old" navy, late 1500s-1652 --Naval operations against Spain and the Dunkirk Privateers --The Boards of Admiralties at work --The slow birth of a naval officer's corps --Truly international crews --Part two: The "new" navy, 1652-1713 --The 'old' navy out of date --John de Witt's new navy --An era of naval campaigns against England and France in the Baltic --Changes in the Naval Administration --De Ruyter and the other naval officers --Well-manned ships --Part three: a second-rate navy, 1714-1795 --Convoys and the containment of the Barbary Corsairs --Favourities and innovation --Little work, but more education for the Naval Officer --Naval seaman, a poor man's job --Aftermater --In retrospect.
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