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Index to Vol. 2: Gibraltar as a Naval Base and Dockyard

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A

Admiralty Labour Section  74, 75

Adventure, HMS  23, 24

Aetna (bomb), HMS  83

Agamemnon (64), HMS (1781)  83

agents victualler and victualling agents

     instructions for  56

     responsibilities of  56–7

     salary of  60

     victuallers to the fleet  63

     Victualling Board, see Victualling Board

     see also Bolton, Thomas; Brown, Nicholas; Cutforth, James; Ford, Richard; Heatley, David; St Michel, Balthazar; Vaughan, ?; Wilkie, Patrick; Wills, William; Yeo, James

Alexandria Dockyard  73

     working party of final year apprentices (1941)  74

Algeçiras, Bay of  10

     British attack on (1727)  36

     hospitals at (1726)  32

     magazine at (1726)  32

Algiers: Barbary regency  11, 12

Allin, Sir Thomas  23

Ann transport (1800)  62

Antigua: water collection at  84

Aranjuez, Convention of  52

army, British

     regiments

          Bissett’s regiment  32

          25th Foot  42

          29th Foot  42

          72nd Foot  39

          73rd Foot  38

     battalions

          Clayton’s  35

          Guards  35

Artois, Charles Philippe, Comte d’  41

Assistance transport (1800)  61

Atkins, Samuel  27

     describes Gibraltar (1682)  23

Ayde, General Sir John  67

Aylmer, Matthew  20

B

Bacon, Admiral Sir Reginald  67

Baden-Powell, George  67

Baker, John, commands Sallee squadron  13

Baltimore (Co. Cork): attacked by Barbary corsairs  9

Barbary Coast: relations with Britain after the Treaty of Utrecht  32

Barlow, Robert, senior naval officer at Gibraltar (1804)  59

Beckman, Martin, Tangier Master Engineer: on the advantages of Gibraltar  24

Belleisle (74), HMS (1795)  83

Bellerophon (74), HMS (1786)   83

Bellona (74), HMS (1760)  59

Bentham, Samuel  86

Berwick (70), HMS (1723)  34

Beverley, John

     master attendant at Gibraltar  24

     master attendant at Tangier  21, 22

Bideford: attacked by Barbary corsairs  9

Bideford (20), HMS (1718)  13, 15

bills of exchange  56

Black, John, ‘The Background to the Establishment of a Naval Dockyard at Gibraltar Following the Naval Defence Act of 1889’  65–71

Blake, Sir Robert, General-at-Sea  19

Bolton, Thomas  59

Bombay Dockyard  66, 67, 69

Boreas transport (1800)  62

Borthwick, Captain Richard  21, 22

Boscawen, Admiral Edward  16

Bo(r)schetti, Gian (or Juan) Maria  57, 58, 84, 86

Bourbon, Louis Henri, Duc de  41

Bowles, Phineas: storekeeper and muster master at Tangier  24, 26, 27

Brassey, Thomas, 1st Earl  67

Breen, Kenneth, ‘Gibraltar: Pivot of Naval Strategy in 1781’  47–54

Brest  49, 50

Brilliant (28), HMS (1789)  39, 41

Brisbane, John: secretary of the Admiralty  22, 23, 24

Bristol, HMS  22, 23

Broderick, Vice Admiral Thomas  16

Brown, Nicholas: agent victualler to the fleet  56, 63

Bruce, Captain James A. T.  70

Buckingham, George Villiers, 1st Duke of: Anglo-Spanish War  10

Burford (70), HMS (1722)  34

Byng, George

     deficiencies of Gibraltar (1709)  12

     Mediterranean experience  11, 28

Byng, Pattee  13

C

Cadiz

     alternative to Tangier for the English Mediterranean fleet  21, 22

     English attack on (1625)  10

     Spanish expedition  14

Cadiz fleet (Spanish)  14

Cadiz squadron (French)  16

Cadiz squadron (Spanish)  36

Calvi, Giovanni Battista: constructs Charles V Wall (16th century)  7

Calypso transport (1801)  61

Campbell, Lt Colin  41

Canterbury (60), HMS (1722)  34

Cape Clear  50

Cape Espartel   52

Cape Palos  39

Cape Passaro, Battle of (1718)  12

Cape St Mary  35, 52

Cape St Vincent  52

Cape Spartel  14, 15, 35

Cape Trafalgar  15

Cape Velez Malaga, Battle of (1704)  19

careening

     at Gibraltar (1680–82)  10

     at Tangier  10

Careening Bay, Gibraltar  68

Carpenter, George, 1st Baron: Governor of Minorca  35

Carrier transport (1800)  61

Caruana, Peter: and the Rosia Water Tanks  81, 83, 86

Catherine of Braganza  10, 20

Cavendish, Admiral Philip: commands Sallee squadron  13

Ceuta  15

     Spanish garrison  32

Channel Squadron, English/British

     Gibraltar as shelter for  66

     ironclads for  65

Charles, Archduke (Charles VI)  9

Charles II, King: Mediterranean strategy  11

Charlotte sloop  36

Chatham Royal Dockyard  68

Chesapeake, Battle of  49–50, 51

Chichester, Rear Admiral Sir Edward  70

Clayton, Colonel Jasper: Lieutenant Governor of Gibraltar  34

clerks, at Gibraltar victualling yard  60

Coats, Ann, ‘Rosia Water Tanks, Gibraltar’  81–7

Colchester (50), HMS  34, 35

Collins, Grenville  23

Colombo: dockyard proposed (1942)  78

Colossus (74), HMS  83

coopers, at Gibraltar victualling yard  60, 61

Cordon-Cadence, Luis Lopez  75

Córdova y Córdova, Admiral Luis de  52, 53

Cornwall, Rear Admiral Charles: commands Sallee squadron  12, 13, 15

Cornwall, Admiral Wolfran  28

Crillon, Louis, Duc de  42

Cromwell, Oliver  10, 19

Crown merchantman  23

Cruiser (6), HMS (1721)  34

Cuba  9

Culatto, Lionel  83, 84, 86

Curtis, Captain Sir Roger  39, 41

     Franco-Spanish attack on Gibraltar (1782)  42

Cutforth, James: agent victualler  59, 60

D

Darby, Vice Admiral George  44

     commands Western Squadron  50

     at Cork (1781)  51–2

     relieves Gibraltar (1781)  17, 39, 47, 48, 49, 51, 53

Darwin: operational repair base proposed (1942)  78

Davies, J. David: ‘Gibraltar in Naval Strategy c. 1600–1783’  8–18

de Castries, Charles, Minister of the Marine  50–51

de Grasse, Admiral François

     commands fleet in Brest (1781)  49

     sails for the West Indies (1781)  50

de Repalda, Don Lorenzo, Governor of Gibraltar  27

Denis, Vice Admiral Sir Peter: commands Sallee squadron  13

d’Estaing, Admiral Charles Hector, Comte, see Estaing, Admiral Charles Hector, Comte d’

Devonport Dockyard  66, 69

Diana transport (1800)  61

Dockyard Mobile Squad

     created (1941)  75

     disbanded (1943)  77

     at Freetown, Sierra Leone  77

     at Gibraltar (1942–43)  76–7

     recruitment from home yard workers  75–6

Doncaster transport (1800)  62

Dreadnought, HMS  70

Drinkwater, Captain John  39

     on the scarcity of supplies (1781)  48

     on Spanish strength (1781)  48

Duff, Vice Admiral Robert: commands squadron at Gibraltar  37

Durban

     dockyard  74

     operational repair base proposed (1942)  78

Dursley Galley (20), HMS (1719)  34, 35

E

Eastern Beach  83

Edgcumbe, Commodore George: commands Sallee squadron  13

Edward, Prince, Duke of Kent: Governor of Gibraltar  83

Elba: bread ovens supply the British fleet (1800–01)  63

Elliott, Lieutenant General William Augustus: Governor of Gibraltar  37, 38, 41, 43

England, attempted Franco-Spanish invasion of  16–17

English Harbour, Antigua: water collection at  84

Enterprise (28), HMS (1774)  39, 41

Erin, HMS  75

Estaing, Admiral Charles Hector, Comte d’

     commands Brest fleet (1781)  50–51

     commands Toulon squadron (1778)  16

Europa Point  83

F

Fanny transport (1800)  62

Faro: careening at  12

Ferret (10), HMS (1711)  13

Fides transport (1801)  61

Figueras, Martin  86

floating docks  73

Flora transport (1801)  61

Forbes, Captain George, Baron  36

Ford, Richard, agent victualler  56

     opens a victualling yard at Palermo (1805–08)  63

     uses Madalena Islands as a rendezvous (1803–05) 63

Fortune (16), HMS (1780)  43

Fowler, Thomas  27

Fox, Henry Edward  83

Freetown, Sierra Leone

     floating dock and crane  77

     Mobile Dockyard Squad  77

     naval dry dock  66

G

Garden Island naval base  78

Gauden, Jonathan

     English agent at Gibraltar (1686–90)  11, 12

     storekeeper and muster master at Gibraltar (1684–90)  27, 28

Geddes, James  59

Gibraltar, English then British base at (from 1686)

     abandoned (1735–37)  14

     advantages of  19, 23, 24

     agent at  11

     arsenal (1905–06)  68

     barracks  37

     breakwater proposed (1759)  37

     Buena Vista Barracks  83

     captured by England (1704)  7, 9, 11, 19

     careening at  10

          fourth and fifth rate ships  12

          Gloucester hulk  24

          in the siege of 1727  34, 35

     casemates  37

     coaling station  66, 68

     convict colony (to 1875)  68

     Cumberland Buildings  76

     deficiencies of  12, 14, 24–5

     dockyard

          construction of  68

          dry docks

               1905–06  67–68, 68, 69

               1941  74

          established (1894)  65

     Dockyard Mobile Squad  7, 75–6

     Europa Point

          affordable housing  82

          battery  41

          proposed new barracks (1725)  32

     for the Mediterranean fleet

          1680  22, 23, 24

          1739  14

     for the Sallee squadron  7, 11, 12

     forge built (1680/1)  25

     garrison hospital  32, 34

     Grand Arsenal  81

     hutments (1940)  75, 76

     hospital (1746)  15, 31, 37

     Jewish community  32

     King’s Bastion  37, 42

     maps of  10, 33, 40, 75

     mast house and pond (1756)  15

     naval commissioner appointed (1756)  15

     naval garrison (1905–06)  68

     naval hospital (1905–06)  68, 81

     New Mole at

          boom for (1780)  39

          extended (19th century)  67, 68, 69, 70,

          floating batteries  41

     Spanish fireship attack (1780)  38–9

     Old Mole at

          bastion proposed (1759)  37

          battery erected (1727)  35, 36

          built by Spain (1615–70)  10

          described by Samuel Atkins (1682)  23

          permission to use granted to France (1687)  27

          surveyed (1680)  22

     Parson’s (Lodge) Battery  81, 83

     Prince’s Lines  37

     proposed capture by England (1656)  10

     Ragged Staff, wells at  84

     Rosia Water Tanks, see Rosia Water Tanks

     Royal Yacht Squadron  67

     sieges of

          Franco-Spanish (1704–05)  11, 31

          Great Siege (1779–83)  7, 9, 16, 31

               map  40

               Franco-Spanish attack (1782)  42

               scarcity of food and supplies  48

          siege of 1726–27  7, 34–7

               British casualties  36

     Spanish crown property  7, 24

     stores and storehouses  44

          Algerine prizes used for (1681)  27

          Spanish bombardment (1780–81)  41

          store sheds built (after 1727)  37

          storehouses built by Gauden (1686)  27

          storehouses built by Herbert (1680/1)  25

          storehouses built on the New Mole (1720s)  31, 38

          storehouses completed (1746)  12

          Unity tender (1727)  35

          victualling stores (1813)  58–9, 81

          Waterport  57

          White Convent  57

     strategic role  12,31, 53

     supplies for  32

     topography and natural defences  32

     trade at  24,66

     victualling agents, see agents victualler

     victualling wharf

          built (1736)  12

          inadequate after the loss of Minorca (1756)  15–16

     victualling yard (1812)  57, 86

          cholera epidemic (1804) 59

          coal store, fire in (1807) 59

          pay at  61

          purpose and function  64

          staff at  60

     water supply at  57, 84, 85, see also Rosia Water Tanks

     Waterportvictualling storehouse  57

     White Convent victualling storehouse  57

     Willis’s Battery  35, 36, 37, 38, 42, 43

     workers in

          Gibraltarian  74

          Spanish  69, 74–5

Gibraltar, Straits of  10, 15

Gibraltar Royal Dockyard, see Gibraltar English then British base at

Gibson, Captain John  41

Glen Rocky Distillery  85

Gloucester, HMS

     careening hulk at Gibraltar (1680)  24

     careening hulk at Tangier (1680)  21–2

Godfrey, Sir Edmondberry  23

Godolphin, Francis: English ambassador to Spain  27

Godolphin, Sidney, 1st Earl  9

Gonzales, Juan  61

Goodricke, Sir Henry: English ambassador to Spain  24

Grantham, Thomas Robinson, 2nd Baron  9

Graves, Admiral Thomas: Battle of the Chesapeake  49–50

Great Britain: Mediterranean strategy  9, 11, 12, 13, 17

Green, Colonel William  37

Greenock  76

Guerrier (ex-Guerrière) storage ship (1800)  62, 63

H

Haddock, Admiral Nicholas: commands Mediterranean fleet (1738)  14

Haijo, HMS  75

Hamilton, Lord George, First Civil Lord

     appoints Topham, Jones and Railton to extend the Gibraltar mole  68

     argues for a dock at Gibraltar  66, 71

Happy Return merchantman  27

Harding, Richard, ‘Gibraltar: a tale of two sieges 1726–7 and 1779–1783’  31–45

Hardy, Sir Charles  17

Harrison, Steven  85

Harvey, Captain Augustus  12, 15, 38, 39

Hawk (6), HMS (1721)  34

Hawke, Admiral Edward

     commands Mediterranean fleet  16

     on the limitations of Gibraltar (1756)  12

Heatley, David

     agent victualler at Lisbon  56

     victualler to the fleet  63

heavy repair ships  73

Henley & Sons  59

Herbert, Admiral Arthur  10, 11, 20

     builds a forge and storehouse at Gibraltar (1680/1)  25

     considers Cadiz as a base for the Mediterranean fleet  22

     judges Gibraltar the finest port (1680)  23

     Mediterranean experience  23

     protégés  11

     uses Gibraltar not Tangiers as a base for the Mediterranean fleet  22, 25

Hewer, William  27

Hillsborough, Wills Hill, Earl of  39

Hobart: operational repair base proposed (1942)  78

Hong Kong Dockyard  66, 67, 69

          Chinese labour force at (1941)  77–8

Hood, Rear Admiral Samuel

          at the Chesapeake  50

          in the West Indies  49, 53

Hopson, Admiral Edward  13, 34

          on the limitations of Gibraltar (1727)  12

          ordered to the West Indies  34

Hosier, Vice Admiral Francis: second in command in the West Indies  34

Howe, Admiral Richard, Lord  44

     defeats the Toulon squadron off Sandy Hook  16

     relieves Gibraltar (1782)  17, 42

I

Inflexible, HMS  79n

Inglefield, Commissioner John Nicholson  57

Ironside, General Sir Edmund: Governor of Gibraltar  74–5

Isabella transport (1801)  61

J

Jamaica

          British conquest of  17

          Royal Navy station  49, 53

James II, King

          and Sallee squadron at Gibraltar  11

          and storehouses at Gibraltar  28

James Galley, HMS  23

Jennings, Admiral Sir John  34, 36

Jervis, Sir John, see St Vincent, Earl

Jowell, Tessa  87

K

Kane, Colonel Richard, deputy governor of Minorca

          report on Gibraltar’s defences (1725)  32–3, 37

Keith, George, ninth Earl Marischal  14

Kempthorne, John  23

Kent (70), HMS  34

Keppel, Commodore Augustus: commands Sallee squadron  13

Kilindini: dockyard proposed (1943)  78

Killigrew, Sir Henry: commands an English squadron  27

King, Dennis  83

Knowles, Captain Sir Charles Henry  39, 41, 43

          senior naval officer at Gibraltar (1782)  42

Kowloon Dockyard  66, 67, 69

L

Lagos: British watering point  14, 35

Lagos Bay, battle of  16

Landsdowne, George Granville, 1st Baron  27

Lawson, Admiral Sir John

          on the advantages of Tangier  20

          shelters in Gibraltar bay (1664)  23

Le Fevre, Peter, ‘Gibraltar, Tangier and the English Mediterranean Fleet 1680–1690’  19–30

Leake, Sir John: Mediterranean experience  11

Leeward Islands station  49, 53

Leghorn: English base against the Barbary regencies  11

Lennox (70), HMS  34

Leslie, Captain Patrick  39

Liberty transport (1800)  62

Lisbon

          agent victualler (David Heatley) at  56

          careening at  12

          Sallee squadron  11, 27

          support in the Gibraltar siege of 1727  43

          victualling yard at  57, 60

Llanstephan Castle (troopship)  76

Lloyd, David  23

Lloyd, Rodney M.: Admiral Superintendent at Malta  70

Lord Hood transport (1801)  61

Lord Nelson transport (1800)  62

Lowestoft, HMS: careens at Faro  12

Lurting, Robert  25

Lyme (20), HMS  34, 35

Lyon pink  34

M

Macdonald, Janet, ‘The Victualling Yard at Gibraltar and its role in feeding the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars’  55–64

MacDougall, Philip, ‘Disuniting the Workforce: Intensifying the Dockyard Labour Crisis of 1941’  73–9

Madalena Islands: British rendezvous (1803–1805)  63

Mahon, Minorca, see Port Mahon, Minorca

Major transport (1800)  61

Malta

          Dockyard  73

          English base against the Barbary regencies  11

          victualling yard at Valetta  63, 64

Man, Vice Admiral Robert: commands Sallee squadron  13

Manchester Ship Canal Company  68

Mansell, Sir Robert: Algiers expedition (1620)  9–10

Mareno, Manuel  61

Marigold, HMS: wrecked at Tangier  20

Martinique  49

Mary Ann transport (1800)  61

Matto, Robert  84

Maynard, John, English consul at Lisbon: on the advantages of Tangier  20

Mayne, Rear Admiral Robert  67

Mediterranean fleet

          based at Gibraltar (from 1684)  27

          based at Port Mahon  14

          cruising stations  14, 15, 16

          Nicholas Haddock commands (1738)  14

          Edward Hawke commands  16

          Henry Medley commands  15

          Sir Chaloner Ogle commands  15

          Henry Osborn commands  16

          William Rowley commands  15

Medley, Vice Admiral Henry

          commands Mediterranean fleet  15

          Italian mistress an enemy agent  15

Millbank Prison  68

Minorca

     British gain (1708)  31

     British loss (1756)  9, 15

     British loss (1782)  41

     British recovery (1763)  16

Montagu, Edward, General-at-Sea  10, 19

          on the possible capture of Gibraltar (1656)  19–20

Morley, Thomas  21

Morocco, Emperor of  37

Muckle, Lt George  41

Mulgrave, Constantine Phipps, 2nd Baron  39

Muñoz, Jose Martinez  75

N

Napoleon: and Ottoman Empire  63

Narborough, Sir John  21

          favours Livorno and Minorca over Tangier  22

Naval Defence Act (1889)  7, 65, 66, 67

Navy Board: and storehouses at Gibraltar  25, 26

Navy League  67

Nelly transport (1801)  61

Nelson, Vice Admiral Horatio  59, 83

          victualling (1803–1805)  63

Niger (32), HMS (1759)  83

Nonsuch (or Nonesuch) (64), HMS (1774)  23, 24

Norfolk transport (1800)  61

Norris, Admiral Sir John  12

          Mediterranean experience  28

          squadron operates from Lisbon  14

          at Tangier (1680)  22

O

OEM  82

Ogle, Rear Admiral Sir Chaloner: commands Mediterranean fleet  15

Oran  9

Ordnance Board  26, 57

Osborn, Vice-Admiral Henry: commands Mediterranean fleet  16

Otway, William Henry: Commissioner of Gibraltar Yard  58, 83–4

P

Palermo: victualling yard at (from 1805)  57, 63, 64

Panther (60), HMS (1758)  38, 39

Parker, Admiral Sir Peter: commands Jamaica squadron  49, 53

Pasley, Lieutenant General Sir Charles W.  84

patteroes  32

Peace transport (1800)  61

Pepys, Samuel  26

Plymouth merchantman  25

Poggio, Albert  86

Porcupine (24), HMS  39, 41, 42, 43

Port Mahon, Minorca

          advantages of  12

          British base for the Mediterranean fleet (1738–39)  14

          British loss of  9, 12, 44

          careening at  12

          cost of (1747)  12

          English base against the Barbary regencies  11

          preferable to Tangier  21

          supports Gibraltar in the siege of 1727  43

          victualling yard at  57, 59, 63, 64

Portland (50), HMS (1723)  34

Portland Royal Dockyard  66, 69

Portmore, David Colyear, 1st Earl of  36

Portsmouth Royal Dockyard  66, 67, 69

Postle-thwaite transport (1800)  61

pozzolanic cement: in the Rosia Water Tanks  84–5

Priestman, Henry: commands Sallee squadron  19

Pownall, Edward, deputy commissioner  59

Prince (98), HMS (1788)  83

Prince Frederick (70), HMS (1714)  35

Prince George transport (1801)  61

Prince Royal [Princess Royal] (90) HMS (1773)  59

Public Navy Works Loans  69

Puerto Rico  9

Puntal: careening at  21

Puntalles  35

Q

Queensway  83

R

Repulse (floating battery), HMS  41, 42, 43

Revel, Mr  34

Robert transport (1800)  61

Richards, Sir Francis: Governor of Gibraltar  83, 86

Robinson, Les  76, 77

Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess  54

Rodney, Admiral George  44

          Commander-in-Chief West Indies  49, 50, 53

          relieves Gibraltar (1780)  17, 38

Rooke, Admiral George

          captures Gibraltar (1704)  9, 19

          Mediterranean experience  11, 28

Rosia Bay Victualling Yard

          destroyed (2006)  7

Rosia Cottages  84

Rosia Distillery  84

Rosia House  83

Rosia Water Tanks  81–7

          built (1799–1804)  58, 83

          construction materials  84–5

          described  84, 86

          dimensions  84

          destroyed (2006)  83

          estimated costs of  58

Ross, Rear Admiral Sir John Lockheart  39, 41

Rotherham, Captain Edward  83

Rowley, Vice Admiral William: commands Mediterranean fleet (1745)  15

Royal Navy, see Mediterranean fleet

Royal Oak (70), HMS (1713)  34

Royal Sovereign (100), HMS (1786)  83

Royal Yacht Squadron, Gibraltar  67

Rufford transport (1800)  61

S

St Eustatius  50

St Firmin (or Fermin) (ex-San Firmin) (14), HMS  39

St Jeremy’s Bay  15

St Michael (ex-San Miguel) (74), HMS (1773)  42, 42–3

St Michel, Balthazar, Agent General of the Victualling

          at Gibraltar  24

          at Tangier  22

          report on storeships at Gibraltar (1681)  26

          returns to England (1681)  24, 26

St Vincent, Earl  56, 57, 58

          builds Rosia Water Tanks  83

St Vincent House  83

Salé (Sallee), Barbary regency: privateers or corsairs  7, 9

Sallee squadron

          John Baker commands  13

          based in Gibraltar  11

          based in Lisbon  7

          Charles Cornwall commands  13

          Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, commodore  11

Samaria (liner)  79n

San Juan Nepomuceno (74) (Spanish)  83

San Miguel (72) (Spanish)  42, see also St Michael (ex-San Miguel), HMS

Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl: First Lord of the Admiralty

          and Commons inquiry of 1782  47, 53

          and relief of Gibraltar  48

          and the Western Squadron  50

Sandy Hook  16

Sapphire, HMS  23, 24

Scott, Colonel John  22

Serfaty, William  84, 86

Sheerness (32), HMS (1691)  13

Sheres, Henry  21

Solebay (bomb), HMS (1711)  34

Shovell, Admiral Sir Cloudesley

          commands Sallee squadron  19, 27

          Mediterranean experience  11, 28

          at Tangier (1681)  25

          at Gibraltar (1684)  27

Simonstown: naval yard  74

‘Sinbad’, on the dry dock at Gibraltar (1890)  70

Singapore Dockyard: Chinese labour force at (1941)  77–8

Sir William Arrol & Co.: dockyard crane (1958)  76

Smeaton, John  85

Soames, William, vice consul at Gibraltar  24

Spanish navy: fleet at Gibraltar destroyed by Jacob van Heemskerck (1607)  10

Spanish Succession, War of  13, 31

Speedwell, HMS (20) (in 1718)  13

Speedwell, HMS (14) (in 1780)  39

Spencer, John, 5th Earl  67

Spithead  52

Stenhouse, Mr  26

Stephens, Philip, Admiralty secretary  52

Sterling Castle (70), HMS (1723)  34

Stuart, Charles Edward  15, 33

Sunbeam (yacht)  67

Success transport (1801)  61

Suez Canal  66

Sunderland, Robert, Earl of  24, 28

Swallow (50), HMS (1719)  34

Swiftsure (74), HMS (1787)  83

Swinton, Lt Samuel, English agent in Paris  52

T

Tangier

     acquired by England (1661)  10, 20

     careening at  10, 20, 21

          careening hulk at (1680)  21–2

     English garrison  20

     English merchants refuse to settle  20

     evacuated (1684)  27

     harbour at  20

     mole at, see Tangier mole

     Moors, treaty with (1680)  22

     ships’ stores unavailable at  21

     storehouses at  21

     transports’ agent  21

     used by Genoese merchants  20

     victualling agent (1678)  22

     victualling depot  7, 21

Tangier mole  10, 11

     blown up (1684)  27

     contract for its construction (1663)  20–21

     surveyed by five masters from the Mediterranean fleet (1680)  23

Tariq: constructs base at Gibraltar (1711)  7

Tartar, HMS  13

Tetuan  60, 63

Thunder (bomb), HMS  34

Thunderer (74), HMS (1782)  83

Thurloe, John  19

Topham, Jones and Railton  68

Torbay (70), HMS (1719)  35

Torch, Operation  74–5

Toulon fleet (French)  14

Toulon squadron (French)  16

Trigge, Sir Thomas, acting Governor of Gibraltar (1803–1804)  83, 84

Trincomalee: operational repair base proposed (1942)  78

Tripoli, Barbary regency  11

Truelove transport (1801)  61

Tucker, Benjamin, agent victualler  59

Tucker, Malcolm  84

Tunis, Barbary regency  11

Tyger (50), HMS (1722)  34, 35

Tyler, Colonel  58

U

Unity tender: storeship at Gibraltar  35

Utrecht, Treaty of  7, 31

V

Valetta

     naval dockyard at  66

     victualling yard at  57

Valiant, HMS: repaired at Alexandria (1941)  74

van Heemskerck, Jacob: destroys the Spanish fleet at Gibraltar (1607)  10

Vanguard (floating battery), HMS  41, 42, 43

Vaughan, ?, victualling agent at Gibraltar  15–16

Venice Merchant  27

Venus transport (1800)  62

Victoria, Juan José Navarro, 1st Marquis de la  15

Victory (100), HMS (1765)  83

victualling, naval: daily proportion of provisions  55–6

victualling agents, see agents victualler

Victualling Board

     costs of stores shipped to Gibraltar (1681)  25

     instructions for victualling agents  56

     provisions shipped to Gibraltar (1800 and 1801)  61

     return of victualling stores at Gibraltar (5 April 1800)  62

     transports to Gibraltar (1800 and 1801)  61, 62

victualling yards

     Gibraltar, see Gibraltar victualling yard

     Palermo (1805–08)  63

     Rosia Bay (1812)  57

     Valetta  63

Viegas, Juaquin  61

W

Wager, Vice Admiral Sir Charles  13–14

     at Gibraltar (1726/7)  34, 43–4

     fails to capture the Flota  35

Weymouth, Thomas Thynne, Viscount  38

Wharton, Philip, 1st Duke of  14

Wilkie, Patrick: agent victualler at Malta  59

William Bruce transport (1800)  61

Wills, William: agent victualler to the fleet  56, 63

Wimbledon, Edward Cecil, 1st Viscount  10, 19

Winchester (50), HMS (1717)  34, 35

Windmill Hill  83

Windsor transport (1800)  62

Winooski, HMS  77

Y

Yarmouth (70), HMS (1709)  35

Yeo, James: agent victualler  59

York (60), HMS (1706)  34

Yorktown, British surrender at  47, 49