Commissioned officers' careers in the Royal Navy, 1690–1815

  title={Commissioned officers' careers in the Royal Navy, 1690–1815},
  author={N. Rodger},
  journal={Journal for Maritime Research},
  pages={129 - 85}
  • N. Rodger
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Journal for Maritime Research
  • Anyone who has ever investigated the social history of the Royal Navy in the eighteenth century, and particularly the history of its officers, will have encountered a surprising lack of basic information. Although we possess an alphabetical list of the commissioned officers of the Navy, lately re-issued by the Navy Records Society,1 there is no printed source which can tell us how many officers there were in the Navy at any time. The question of how the Navy was manned presents the modern… CONTINUE READING
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