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    The Other Norfolk Admirals by Simon Harris

    This is a triple biography of three of the Royal Navy's fighting admirals, all of whom came from a small area on the north Norfolk coast, Christopher Myngs (1625–1666), John Narbrough (c. 1640–1688), and Cloudesley Shovell (1650-1707). Myngs (who died of wounds after the Four Days Battle) and...
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    The Dutch in the Medway by PG Rogers

    'A dishonour never to be wiped off' - John Evelyn, 28 June 1667 In 1967 I spent a week in the Dutch destroyer Limburg. Contrary to RN practice, the Dutch officers each had a particular place at their wardroom table. The one assigned to me meant that I had to eat all my meals for a week looking...

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