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Report on the Navies of Europe, 1839: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in December 2010



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858
Title: Report on the Navies of Europe
Dates: 1839
Size: 0.75 linear inches (1 box)
Abstract: Matthew Calbraith Perry, brother of Oliver Hazard Perry, was a Commodore in the U.S. Navy who was known for his advocacy of technological innovation, educational reform, and his leadership of the United States Naval Expedition to Japan. Perry's "Report on the Navies of Europe," was completed March 23, 1839 from data accumulated throughout 1838. The report consists of various tables detailing the numbers and armament of naval vessels of the various European navies, as well as those nations' ability to effectively man and deploy their fleets.
Call number: MS 224
Language(s) of material: English

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