The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783

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INDEX.
Alberoni, Cardinal, minister to Philip V. of Spain, 233; naval and general policy of, 234-236; failure of his schemes, 238; dismissed, 239.
Anson, British Admiral, expedition to the Pacific, 261; captures a French squadron, 271.
Arbuthnot, British Admiral, engagement with French fleet off the Chesapeake, 385-387.
Armed Neutrality, the, of the Baltic powers, 405.
Arnold, Benedict, treason of, 382; expedition to James River, 385.
Barbadoes, strategic value of, 348, 393, 518; ineffectual attempt of the French against, 469.
Barrington, British Admiral, energy of, 365; takes Sta. Lucia and resists an attack by superior French fleet, 366; second in command at battle of Grenada, 368; refuses the command of the Channel fleet, 404; a whig in politics, 500.
Battles, Land, Austerlitz, 24, 47; Blenheim, 213; Boyne, 41, 185-187; Camden, 382, 384; Ciudad Rodrigo, storming of, 475 (note); Jena, 47; Metaurus, 19, 20; Plassey, 306; Savannah, assault on, 376; Yorktown, capitulation of, 390.
Battles, Naval (the list of the principal naval battles, with plans, will be found on pp.xxiii, xxiv), Actium, 13; Agosta, 165; Boscawen and De la Clue, 299; Byng off Minorca, 286, plan265; Cape Passaro, 63, 237; Chesapeake, 372-374, 389, 391; Copenhagen, 361; La Hougue, 189- 191, plan183; Lepanto, 13, 50; Lowestoft, 108; Malaga, 110, 211, 229; Mobile, 287, 354, 355, 361; Navarino, 13 (note); New Orleans, 354-356; Nile, 10, 11, 80, 81, 358, 361, 366, 533; Pocock and D'Aché, 307-310, plan162; Port Hudson, 355, 361; Rio de Janeiro, expedition against, 230; Rodney and Langara, 404, 500 (and note); Schoneveldt 152; Sta. Lucia, 366, 425, 478; St Vincent, 11, 356, 358, 476 (note), plan 146; Suffren and Hughes, fifth action, 463; Trafalgar, 9, 11, 12, 23 (note), 24, 47, 85, 353, 354, 357, 438; Vigo galleons, 207.
Benbow, British Admiral, sent to West Indies, 207; treason of his captains, 207; killed in battle, 207.
Bickerton, British Admiral, conducts a powerful convoy to the East Indies, 452; arrived in India, 458; activity of, 458, 520; effects of arrival of, 459, 461.
Blane, Sir Gilbert, physician to British fleet, letters of, 497, 499, 500 (note), 501.
Blockade, of French ports by English fleets, 23 (note), 30, 210, 296, 297, 383, 397, 402 (and note), 413, 525-527, 532, 533; of Southern coast of United States, 4344, 87 (note); Napoleon forces England to, 81; with consequent effect on American privateering, 137; definition of efficient, 85; dangers to United States from, 86, 87; offensive and defensive use of, 87 (note); declaration of the Armed Neutrality concerning, 405; position

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