The Fleets at the Battle of Beachy Head, 1690: Part 2

Guest blogger Frank Fox presents the second half of his important new assessment of the fleets that fought in the Battle of Beachy Head. Next week, I’ll be reporting on the Oxford Naval Conference in honour of John Hattendorf, which I’m attending. *** The Dutch squadron, commanded by Cornelis Evertsen, Lieutenant-Admiral of Holland and Westfriesland, […]

The Fleets at the Battle of Beachy Head, 1690: Part 1

I’m delighted to welcome Frank Fox as my guest blogger, both this week and next! Frank’s name will be well known to many students and readers of naval history. A former Supply Officer in the US Navy, he is the author of two of the most important books about late 17th century naval history, Great Ships: […]