2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Naval officers, British.

  1. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    7 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. frigate President in the Mediterranean during the Tripolitan War.

  2. Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    4,400 items. 18 containers. 7 linear feet. 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

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