From Naval Cadet to Admiral : Half-a-Century of Naval Service and Sport in Many Parts of the World

By: HARRIS, Robert Hastings, Admiral Sir

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HARRIS, Robert Hastings, Admiral Sir. From Naval Cadet to Admiral : Half-a-Century of Naval Service and Sport in Many Parts of the World. With Twelve Black-and-White Plates. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne : Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1912. Pp (2),[v]-x,(2),[1]-420, frontispiece portrait + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 639. Admiral Sir Robert Hastings Penruddock Harris KCB, KCMG (12 October 1843 – 25August 1926) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief , Cape of Good Hope Station. Contents : Foreword. 1. Cadet Memories. 2. My First Sea-going Ship. 3. Rio as a British Naval Station. 4. Monte Video. 5.My Baptism of Steam. 6. The "Euryalus" and Prince Alfred. 7. Voyage of the "Euryalus" to South Africa and Back. 8. H.M.S. "St. George." 9. My Lieuten ant's Service. 10. Watching the Fenians. 11. Reminiscences of the "Captain." 12. My Commander's Service. 13. North America and the West Indies. 14. Promotion to Captain. 15. Sport on the China Station. 16. Port Hamilton, Bangkok, and Borneo. 17. The Training Squadron. Promotion to Flag Rank. Rear-Admiral in Mediterranean. 18. Cruise in the Levant. Departure for Crete. 19. The Cretan Troubles of 1897. 20. The Council of Admirals. 21. Relief of Kandanos. 22. Arrival of the Troops. 23. Quieter Times. Sport in Crete. 24. South African Station and Sport. 25. Some Big Game Shooting. 26. East Coast of Africa Cruise and More Sport. 27. The Lair of the Lions. 28. President Kruger's Ultimatum. 29. The Troubles of Blockade Service. 30. Our Black Time.31. General Cronje a Prisoner Afloat. 32. Withdrawal of Ships and Return o f Naval Brigades. 33. Loss of H.M.S. " Sybille." 34. Royal Naval College. 35. Retrospect . With new front endpapers, spine and margins sunned, some spotting to cloth, occasional foxing, else very good. 150.00

Title: From Naval Cadet to Admiral : Half-a-Century of Naval Service and Sport in Many Parts of the World

Author Name: HARRIS, Robert Hastings, Admiral Sir

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Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1913,:

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