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Naval Stores

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the maintenance of naval stores in the West Indies. The Navy Board was tasked with ensuring the adequate supplies of naval stores, which basically encompassed everything to ... More


Agents for Transports, the Procurement of Shipping in North America, and Amphibious Operations

David Syrett

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the significance of the Commissioners of the Navy's use of agents of transports in maintaining the strategic maritime mobility of the British during the Seven Years' War. Agents ... More


Ordnance

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the provision of ordnance stores in the Caribbean. The Board of Ordnance ensured that ships fitting for the West Indies had a full quota of guns and stores and, periodically, ... More


Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Duncan Crewe

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1739 and 1742, Britain's major war effort against Spain was concentrated in the Caribbean. This book sets out to examine the problems involved in operating and administering the overseas ... More


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