A narrative of the loss of the Royal George

description below

National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints, does not describe this edition, but does describe earlier editions, and attributes them to Julian Slight.
Above edition statement on title page: “Bound in the wood of the wreck.”


  • Author: Slight, Julian, author.
  • Title: A narrative of the loss of the Royal George, at Spithead, August, 1782 : Tracey’s attempt to raise her in 1783 : her demolition and removal by Major-General Pasley’s operations in 1839-40-41-42 & 43 : including a statement of her sinking / written by her then flag-lieutenant, the late Admiral Sir C.P.H. Durham, G.C.B, recently commander-in-chief, at Portsmouth.
  • Edition: Eighth edition.
  • Publication: Portsea : Printed & published by S. Horsey, Sen., 43, Queen Street, 1848.

Catalog Record

64 P853 848

Acquired August 2020

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