A naval biographical dictionary comprising the life and services of every living officer in Her Majesty"s navy, from the rank of admiral of the fleet to that of lieutenant, inclusive : compiled from authentic and family documents

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Published by J. Murray in London .

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  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century

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Statementby William R. O"Byrne
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 56607
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 1400 p.
Number of Pages1400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15380606M
LC Control Number87647797

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