Arming the Royal Navy, 1793-1815: The Office of Ordnance and the State

Gareth Cole

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Language: English

The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time.