A chronological list of the captains of His Majesty"s Royal Navy
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A chronological list of the captains of His Majesty"s Royal Navy with the dates of their first commissions, promotions, and other occurrences; commencing the 21st June, 1673, ... and brought down to the year 1783. By Rear Admiral John Hardy. by Hardy, John

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Published by printed for T. Cadell in London .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 8459, no.24).

Other titlesLists. 1673-1783.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Royal Navy.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20714055M

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