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Additional information within the parameters of the work is always welcome and can be added to the work if the source material can be validated.(Please note that it is often not the case that renowned sources on the internet and in your library are reliable – as anybody who might have attempted to separate the lives of the two Captain John Elliot in the mid 18th Century will be able to tell you. And don’t get me started on the three George Bowens!)
Should you wish me to accelerate the posting of any biography from this period I will happily do so as long as they fit the parameters of the work (i.e that the individual concerned served in the rank of post-captain or admiral during the period 1776-1815) and that they are one of the 1,200 officers I have already researched. If they do meet the criteria but have not been researched then you may have to wait a little longer!
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If you are intimidated by the sheer volume of this work, or maybe if you would just prefer to read the articles or biographies that would be of more interest to non-historians, then I shall periodically be posting such articles to my Twitter account. I'll also be...
CALL FOR PAPERS – TRAFALGAR CHRONICLE
I am pleased to post this request from the co-editors of the Trafalgar Chronicle: CALL FOR PAPERS TRAFALGAR CHRONICLE PUBLICATION DATE: FALL 2021 THEME: GEORGIAN NAVY ENCOUNTERS WITH INDIGENOUS CULTURES AND ENSLAVED POPULATIONS For four decades, the Trafalgar...
27.04.2023 To come - the capture of Sir William Sidney Smith in 1796, biographies of W Duddingston and R Laurie, and revisions of J C Allen and Hon. G Berkeley. 17.03.2023 To follow - an article on a frigate capture by Sir Edward Pellew's squadron, biographies of C...