Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- 18th century. : A military dissertation, [electronic resource] : containing a plan for recruiting the British army, and improving its establishment. Dedicated by Permission to His Majesty. To which is added a second plan, for manning the navy, by a Mode which will prove at once more effectual and more popular, than that hitherto pursued; and by which, the number of Seamen will be encreased to such a degree, as will prevent a future Scarcity of them in all such Emergencies, as the present. Also a third plan, For Recruiting the East India Company's Service, without having recourse to the worst of all measures, that of Kid-Napping. By Colonel Stuart Douglas.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Anglo-French War, 1755-1763. : A plan, for regulating the marine system of Great Britain. [electronic resource] : In which the service of the navy, the interest of the merchant, and the contentment of seamen and their Families, are impartially considered; and each endeavoured to be provided for, in such Manner, that there is Reason to hope it may give universal Satisfaction: And Enable the Nation to carry on both War and Commerce at the same Time, with equal Vigour and Spirit; And Particularly Raise Ten or Twelve Thousand Volunteers in a very short Time, with little or no Expence to the Government. By Captain John Blake, Who was in the Fleet under Sir Charles Wager at the Siege of Gibraltar, Anno 1727; commanded a Ship to the Mediterranean in 1733, and afterwards the Ships Hallifax and Lincoln, in the Service of the East-India Company.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life -- Early works to 1800. : Sailor's companion and merchantsman's convoy : shewing the military power of the Lord High-Admiral and the duty and conduct of all superior and inferior officers of the Royal Navy of Great Britain : also, the duty of privateers, with instructions relating to captures, and for obtaining speedy condemnation of prizes, and payment of bounty money, pursuant to the statutes in force : together with abstracts of several Acts of Parliament relating to navigation ... / by J. Cowley.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Seamen. : An account of proposals made for the benefit of His Majesty's naval service [electronic resource] : shewing their general object and tendency, - the future supply of timber for the Purposes of the Royal Navy; Means of contributing to its Preservation, - the well-being of the dock-yards, ships, magazines, and Stores; with the reciprocal Advantages and Conveniences of its Individuals. Interepersed With Admiralty and Navyboard Regulations, and occasional Remarks of some of its Honourable Members. Together with certain other transactions. In A Letter To the Right Honourable the Earl of Sandwich, First Lord-Commissioner of the Admiralty. By Yeoman Lott, Late Agent to the Royal-Hospital at Plymouth.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Supplies and stores -- Quality control. : The report of the Committee of the House of Commons, to whom it was referred to consider the humble petitions of several creditors and proprietors of principal mony, annuites and shares in the Mine-Adventure of England; with the resolutions of the House of Commons thereupon [electronic resource].
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Trials, litigation, etc. : The proceedings of the court-martial on the trial of Admiral Byng, [electronic resource] : held on board His Majesty's Ship St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour, begun December 27, 1756, and continued till January 27, 1757. : Containing a summary of the evidence as delivered each day in court, methodically digested, and the proofs and arguments as well for as against him, fairly and impartially stated. : To which is added, the Admiral's defence, as presented by him, and read in the court January 18, 1757. : Together with an account of his behaviour in his last moments. : With general observations on the whole.