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The rise of Plymouth as a naval port

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 30, (1898), illus. pp. 350-361.


J. Erskine Risk

Prepared by Michael Steer

Plymouth's naval heritage goes back to 700BC, when a site at Mountbatten was the premier port in England. In the 14th century, Plymouth was used as a base for operations against France. It was Drake and his Elizabethan contemporaries, John Hawkins and Sir Walter Raleigh, who really put the port on the map, where it has remained. Devonport is currently the largest naval base in Western Europe. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.
Adams, Robert 354-5
André; 351
Bath, Earl of 356
Burghley, Cecil Lord 354, 356
Carew, Mr 354-5
Carew, Mr Richard 357
Cecil family 356
Cecil, Sir William 351-4, 357
Ceely, Thomas 354, 356
Champernon, Arthur 354
Champernowne, Richard 354
Charles II 350
Clements, Captain 358
Corbett, Mr Julian 361
Crymes 358
Frobisher, Martin 359
Drake family 351-2
Drake, Sir Francis 350-1, 353-61
Drake, Richard 358
Edgcumb, Peter 357
Edgcumbe, Piers 354
Elizabeth I 350-61
Elliot 361
Fitz, John Esq 357
Gayer, John 356
Gilbert, Sir F 354
Gilbert, Sir John 357
Granville, Sir Richard 357
Greig, Admiral 361
Harris, Christopher 354, 357
Hasted 359
Hawkins, Sir John 350-1, 355, 357-60
Hele 353-4
Lacy, Count de 361
Lloyd, Bishop 356
Micklewood, Mr 358
Nansen 351
Peter, Csar 361
Salisbury, Lord 352
Sitselt family 356
Sparkes, John 354-5
Sprie 357
Tytler 357
Worth, Mr 354-5
William III 359