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The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest, 1793-1801 (Navy Records Society Publications: 140)

by Roger Morriss

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Published by Navy Records Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Military - Napoleonic Wars,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Blockade,
  • Brest,
  • Brest (France),
  • France,
  • History, Naval,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815,
  • Proposed invasion of England, 1793-1805,
  • Sources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10826822M
    ISBN 100754602680
    ISBN 109780754602682

    Get this from a library! Far distant ships: the Royal Navy and the blockade of Brest [Quintin Barry] -- "Throughout the long drawn out war at sea during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, it was a cardinal principle of British naval strategy to blockade the port of Brest. He has published several books, including The Foundations of British Maritime Ascendency (), Naval Power and British Culture, () and The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest (), and is the current General Editor of the Navy Records Society, a position he has held since

    The book logically starts its progress by looking at the position the British administration found itself in at the outbreak of war with Revolutionary France and the history of previous conflicts between the two nations that guided naval planning for it, principally the blockade strategy established by Admiral George Anson, later termed the 'Blue Water Policy', with the British fleet the main.   Author of The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest, (Navy Records Society Publications: ), Captain Cook & His Exploration of the Pacific (Great Explorer Series), Naval power and British culture, , Captain Cook and His Exploration of the Pacific Snapping Turtle Guides Great Explorers, Guide to British naval papers in North America, The Foundations Of British .

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The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest, 1793-1801 (Navy Records Society Publications: 140) by Roger Morriss Download PDF EPUB FB2

: The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest – (Navy Records Society Publications) (): Morriss, Roger: BooksCited by: 7. 1st Edition Published on J by Routledge During the French Revolutionary War the Channel Fleet played the crucial role of defending Britain from inva The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest – - 1st Edition.

The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest, Vol (), Dr R. Morriss During the French Revolutionary War the Channel Fleet played the crucial role of defending Britain from invasion, protecting Britain’s incoming and outgoing trade through the Channel and Western Approaches, and preventing the French Brest fleet from setting forth on raids and expeditions.

Channel Fleet, 12 June June the blockade initiated, 6 June September the logistical problems, 8 October December towards a system, 20 December April the Spithead mutiny, 13 April May the growth of central control, 15 May May the French expeditions to Ireland, 28 May February the Bruix cruise, 12.

English Channel -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Sources. The Channel fleet and the Blockade of Brest, / edited by Roger Morriss ; based in part on transcripts made by the late Richard C.

Saxby. 1 The Channel Fleet, 12 June June 22 2 The Blockade Initiated, 6 June September 73 3 The Logistical Problems, 8 October December 4 Towards a System, 20 December April 5 The Spithead Mutiny, 13 April May 6 The Growth of Central Control, 15 May May For many months at a time the British fleet was at sea off Brest facing the considerable dangers of wind and weather without encountering its adversary.

There were many remarkable leaders who The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest to the fore during the long years of war; Howe, Bridport, St Vincent, Cornwallis and Keith were among those who led the Channel s: 4.

A strange book, this. It describes the blockade of Brest in close detail from the point of view of the admirals and the Admiralty. The occasional captain gets attention, if he is troublesome enough or brilliant enough.

The ships and men, however, barely register/5(2). For many months at a time the British fleet was at sea off Brest facing the considerable dangers of wind and weather without encountering its adversary.

There were many remarkable leaders who came to the fore during the long years of war; Howe, Bridport, St Vincent, Cornwallis and Keith were among those who led the Channel Fleet. The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest, Vol (), Dr R. Morriss During the French Revolutionary War the Channel Fleet played the crucial role of defending Britain from invasion, protecting Britain’s incoming and outgoing trade through the Channel and Western Approaches, and preventing the French Brest fleet from setting.

By its main role was still to stop French ships from French naval bases at Brest, Le Havre and elsewhere in the Bay of Biscay from entering the English Channel. The Western Squadron was the forerunner of the Channel Squadron that was later known as the Channel Fleet.

Influence on British naval policy, strategy and thinking. Channel fleet and the blockade of Brest, Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT: Published by Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Roger Morriss; Richard C.

Throughout the long drawn out war at sea during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, it was a cardinal principle of British naval strategy to blockade the port of Brest, the largest and most important of the French naval bases that threatened the security of the British Isles.

It was a strategy that had been perfected by Sir Edward Hawke during the Seven Years War of -when. The Hardcover of the Far Distant Ships: The Blockade of Brest, by Quintin Barry at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Re: Blockade of Brest - New Book Post by Andrew Bamford» Thu am The s title is still in the conceptual stage at the moment, so until I get more details from the prospective author the honest answer to those questions, at least so far as focus and sources are concerned, is "I don't know".

Morriss, ed. by Roger (). The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest - based in part on transcripts made by the late Richard C. Saxby. Aldershot [u.a.]: Ashgate.

ISBN Palmer, Michael A. Command at Sea: Naval Command and Control Since the Sixteenth Century. Harvard, Mass, USA: Harvard University Press. Only when St Vincent took over the Channel fleet in did things change: the efficient blockade was set up which prevented Napoleons invasion of England and eventually lead to Trafalgar.

Excerpt from Alfred Thayer Mahan’s The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire. Buy Far Distant Ships: The Blockade Of Brest (Reason to Revolution) by Quintin Barry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 9.

Lieutenant General Watkin Tench (6 October – 7 May ) was a British marine officer who is best known for publishing two books describing his experiences in the First Fleet, which established the first settlement in Australia in His two accounts, Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson provide an account of the arrival and.

The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest - based in part on transcripts made by the late Richard C. Saxby.

Aldershot [u.a.]: Ashgate. ISBN Robson, Martin (). A History of the Royal Navy: The Seven Years War. London, England: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd. ISBN ; Saunders, Andrew (). Book of Channel defences.

The English Channel Fleet was under Admiral Cornwallis, who kept a tight blockade on Brest; Toulon was blockaded by Nelson, who deliberately kept a loose blockade in the hopes of luring the French fleet, under Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, out so that he could destroy it.History.

Throughout the course of Royal Navy's history there had been different squadrons stationed in home waters. One of the earliest known naval formations to be based at Plymouth was called the Western Squadron which was the forerunner of the Channel Squadron that was later known as the Channel Fleet.

In Captain William Penn, Commander-in-Chief, was charged with guarding the Channel.Far Distant Ships. The Blockade of Brest Series: From Reason to Revolution #4.

Author: Quintin Barry. Hardback Helion & Company mm x mm pages 21 ills & 7 maps/charts. £ including FREE UK delivery. Despatched within working days.