2 edition of life of Admiral Sir John Narbrough found in the catalog.
life of Admiral Sir John Narbrough
Florence E. Dyer
page 3 note d See what flag Admirall Herbert had, i.e. what admirall he was.[He seems to have had the local rank of vice-admiral under Sir John Narbrough in –80; and in July to have been appointed admiral and commander-in-chief, presumably with the union flag at the fore and main respectively, as was then usual; but of this there is no distinct record.]. He served with Sir John Narbrough in the Mediterranean from to , then under Arthur Herbert, First Earl of Torrington, at Tangier, from to Commanding the Deptford, he fought in the 1 May Battle of Bantry Bay. Promoted to rear admiral in , he was in the Duchess at the 30 June Battle of Beachy Head.
The motive for the voyage may have been to discover the strength of loyalty towards James II that might be expected from the English colonies there and from Admiral Sir John Narbrough, whom Mordaunt visited at the site of a Spanish wreck off the coast of . Harris, Simon THE OTHER NORFOLK ADMIRALS: Myngs, Narbrough and Shovell Biography of three 17th/18th century Norfolk admirals: Cloudesley Shovell, John Narbrough, and Christopher Myngs. Narbrough and Shovell came from the small North Norfolk hamlet of Cockthorpe and Myngs from nearby Salthouse.
He won the Samuel Pepys prize in for his book, ‘Pepys’s Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare ’, and is also a previous winner of the Julian Corbett prize for naval history. David is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a former Chairman of the Naval Dockyards Society and Vice-President of the Society for Nautical Research.5/5(1). In , Admiral Sir John Narbrough published An Account of Several Late Voyages and Discoveries. Narbrough started out in Sep-tember, , for the South Seas via the Straits of Magellan. His ex-pedition, authorized by King Charles II of England, had as its objectives.
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Life of Admiral Sir John Narbrough, "that great commander and able seaman". London, P. Allan, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Narbrough, Sir; John Narbrough, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Florence E Dyer.
The voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in His Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, by John Narbrough (Book); The life of Admiral Sir John Narbrough, "that great commander and able seaman" by Florence E Dyer (Book).
The Life of Admiral Sir John Narbrough ' That Great Commander and Able Seaman' By: Dyer, Florence E. Price: $ Publisher: London, Philip Allan: Seller ID: ID Binding: Hardback. Octavo Size [approx x cm]. Very Good condition.
No dustjacket. Spine and upper edge a little age-toned. 3 The Second Anglo-Dutch War and the Death of Sir Christopher Myngs 4 John Narbrough in the Caribbean: Martinique, Cayenne and Surinam 5 John Narbrough's voyage through the Strait of Magellan to Valdivia 6 The Third Anglo-Dutch War 7 Barbary Corsairs and the Burning of the Tripoli Ships Brand: Helion and Company.
Full text of "The life of Sir John Leake, rear-admiral of Great Britain" See other formats. During the ensuing 45 years, he has been firmly following in the wake of the unfortunate Shovell and his two principal naval patrons: Christopher Myngs and John Narbrough.
Sixteen years ago, his Sir Cloudesley Shovell: Stuart Admiral was published by Spellmount, and his other publications are RBK: A Very Parfit Gentil Knight and The History of 5/5(1). Journal of Admiral Sir John Pennington, (JOD/1) Journal of Alfred Frank Duprey on the Devitt & Moore cadet training ship PORT JACKSON, (JOD/2) Request this item Journal of Sir John Narbrough, - Includes an account of the Battle of Solebay.
(JOD/3) Request this item Journal of Edward Barlow, (JOD/4). In he was appointed to the Dragon, in which he continued in the Mediterranean for three years under the command of Sir John Narbrough [q. v.]; and on his return in was again sent out in the Mary as rear-admiral and third in command with Narbrough, and later with Admiral Arthur Herbert (afterwards Earl of Torrington) [q.
v.]. HERBERT, ARTHUR, Earl of Torrington (–), admiral of the fleet, second son of Sir Edward Herbert (?) [q. v.], and elder brother of Sir Edward Herbert, titular Lord Portland (d. ) [q. v.], entered the navy inand was in appointed lieutenant of the Defiance, with Captain (afterwards Sir John) Kempthorne [q.
v.], in which he was present. Description: Includes an account of the Battle of Solebay which was the first naval battle of the Third Anglo-Dutch War on 28 May Sir John Narbrough was Second Captain on the PRINCE, a ship of guns, which was used by the Duke of York, James Stuart, as his flagship for part of the battle.
Sir John Narbrough was Second Captain on the PRINCE, a ship of guns, which was used by the Duke of York, James Stuart, as his flagship for part of the battle. Narbrough was made a rear admiral and knighted shortly after the battle.
The British Library has launched an appeal to raise over £, to save a 17th century diary from being sold abroad. According to the Library, the journal, by Sir John Narbrough, contains the fullest known account of his voyage to South America, and is particularly significant because it demonstrated ‘the apparent viability of the English dream of trade in the Pacific’.
The Hakluyt Society is pleased to present its newest publication: The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty’s Ship Sweepstakes,edited by Richard J.
Campbell, Peter T. Bradley, and Joyce sed in by the British Library, John Narbrough’s fair copy of the journal of.
Winner of the Bronze Award at the Military History Matters Book of the Year Awards The careers of the three Norfolk admirals were intimately related. Narbrough and Shovell came from the small North Norfolk hamlet of Cockthorpe and Myngs from nearby Salthouse.
In the s, Myngs was the captain, Narbrough the lieutenant and Shovell the lowly cabin boy in the same. He introduces readers to men like Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Allin, Sir Edward Spragge, Sir John Narbrough, Admiral Arthur Herbert, Captain Challoner Ogle, Admiral Sir Charles Napier, Admiral Lord Exmouth (Sir Thomas Pellew), and the men who served under these officers.
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Price: $ Publisher: London, Philip Allan: Edition: 1st Edition. Seller ID: ID Octavo Size [approx x cm].
Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine and upper edge a little age-toned. listed as living on the water (southern) side of High Street, Westminster, close to where Charing Cross station is today; his rates were assessed as 6s 6d.A second son, Symon, was born on Apand in the same year the endorsement "poore" appeared against Richard's name in the rate book, when he was 5s in arrears.
In he was 2s in arrears; in the. The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman and Berber pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and area was known in Europe as the Barbary Coast, a term derived from the name of its ethnically Berber inhabitants.
Their predation extended. (publisher's review copy) This is a triple biography of three of the Royal Navy's fighting admirals, all of whom came from a small area on the north Norfolk coast, Christopher Myngs (–), John Narbrough (c.
–), and Cloudesley Shovell ().5/5(9). The life, describing service at sea from towas actually written by Martin’s son Stephen Martin-Leake, Garter King of Arms, as an appendix to his Life of Admiral Sir John Leake, whose follower, friend, flag-captain, brother-in-law, and heir Captain Martin successively became.
For reasons unknown, Sir John's last name was—and still is—frequently spelled “Narborough” despite the fact that he signed himself “Narbrough” (see sample below). To add to the confusion, the title page of An Account of Several Late Voyages & Discoveries also lists him as “Narborough” even though he is “Narbrough” in his.John Narbrough was born in approximately into a large family in Norfolk.
He began his career as a cabin boy serving in merchant ships in the s and early s. In Octoberhe was commissioned as lieutenant of Admiral Sir Christopher Myng's ship Portland.Our well-beloved and faithful Sir John Narbrough, knight, latterly admiral of our fleet in the Mediterranean sea, conveyed to us your eminence's letters written under date of the 7th of April last, which being most full indeed of affection and gratitude on your part, we received and perused with equal feelings and satisfaction.