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The life of Admiral Lord Anson

the father of the British navy, 1697-1762

by Walter Vernon Anson

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter Vernon Anson ... With illustrations and map.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS87.1.A6 A6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[i]-xx, 202 p.
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176553M
      LC Control Numbera 13001110
      OCLC/WorldCa666045

      Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Life of George, Lord Anson: Admiral of the Fleet, Vice-Admiral of Great Britain, and First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Previous To, and During, the Seven Years' War at Brand: John Barrow. After a spectacular round the world trip, lasting three years and nine months, Anson was made a rear-admiral, in Having defeated the French fleet off of Cape Finisterre, in , Anson was made a vice-admiral and raised to the peerage. 1 He was made a full admiral in ; first lord of the admiralty.

      The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K.B. From His Lordship's Manuscripts. Author CLARKE, James Stanier, & John McArthur Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher London, Printed by T. Bensley, For T. Cadell and W. Davies, and W. Miller, Date published Note May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.   George Anson, Baron Anson, (born Ap , Shugborough, Staffordshire, Eng.—died June 6, , Moor Park, Hertfordshire), British admiral whose four-year voyage around the world is one of the great tales of naval heroism. The reforms he instituted as a naval administrator increased the efficiency of the British fleet and contributed to its success in the Seven Years’ War .

        Read "The Life of John Jervis – Admiral Lord St Vincent" by Captain W. V. Anson R.N. available from Rakuten Kobo. Amongst the heroic figures of the Royal Navy of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars; Admiral Nelson stands out from a Brand: Wagram Press. The inscription below reads: 'First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty Vice Admiral of Great Britain, Admiral of the Blue Squadron & one of his Majesty's most Honble. Privy Council.' George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, (23 April – 6 June ) was a Royal Navy officer.


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Anson, who became Admiral of the Fleet, was the second son of William Anson, of Shugborough, in the parish of Colwich, in Staffordshire, and was born there on 23 April ; his mother Isabella, daughter of Charles Carrier, of Wirkworth, in Derbyshire, was sister of Janet, the wife of Thomas Parker, afterwards Lord Parker and Earl of Macclesfield, and in created lord chancellor.

The First Lord of the Admiralty, or formally the Office of the First Lord of the Admiralty, was the political head of the Royal Navy who was the government's senior adviser on all naval affairs and responsible for the direction and control of Admiralty as well as general administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom, that encompassed the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and other Appointer: Prime Minister, Subject to formal approval by.

The Life of Admiral Lord Anson, the Father of the British Navy, (Hardback or Cased Book). Author: Anson, Walter Vernon. (ANSON, George). PACK, Captain S.W.C. Admiral Lord Anson: The Story of Anson's Voyage and Naval Events of His Day. London: Cassell, (). First Printing. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-[], + b&w portrait frontispiece, + 16 pages of b&w plates.

With several maps in the text. 8vo ( x mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. NMM II Admiral George. The life of Admiral Lord Anson, the father of the British navy, by Anson, Walter Vernon, ‘Anson’s Gold’ includes the sequel to the Kidd book in that besides re-telling the story of the finding of the charts, they are now shown to be the result of a clever hoax/fraud, created to divert the treasure hunter away from a real island that held the secret to the treasure Admiral Lord Anson sent a secret expedition to recover in the mid 18 th century.

The Life of John Jervis, Admiral Lord St. Vincent, With Illustrations, Maps and Plans Anson, Captain W. Published by John Murray, London ().

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Engraved portrait frontispiece. (8vo) modern morocco-backed boards. admiral, was born on 23 Aprilthe younger son of William Anson of Shugborough Park, Staffordshire. He joined the navy inbecame post captain inand on the outbreak of war with Spain in was appointed as commodore to take a powerful naval squadron to the South Seas.

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15 Barrow, Sir John, The life of George Lord Anson (London, ), p. ix; Walter, Richard (and Robins, Benjamin) A voyage round the world compiled from papers of Lord Anson (first edition, London, ).This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents.