The Navy

The Navy : A Few Causes of Its Decline with Suggestions for Its Revival (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Navy: A Few Causes of Its Decline With Suggestions for Its Revival Boatswains and Carpenters of the Royal Navy, to address you on behalf of the Class, praying that I might be permitted to lay before you (either in a Memorial or Pamphlet) as Chairman of the Royal Commission a statement of the disadvantages under which they labour, with a view to improve their condition, and for the benefit of the Navy in general: trus ting your Lordship will not deem me unworthy, but be pleased to grant my request, which I trust will lead to the means of raising the moral standard of British Seamen. Waiting your Lordship's reply, I am, my Lord, Your Lordship's most obedient humble Servant, thomas H. Howels, Gunner, Royal Navy. T o Admiral the Right Honorable the Earl of Hardwicke, Chairman of the Royal Commission on Manning the Navy, 28, Abingdon Street, Westminster. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024318087X
  • 9780243180875