The Naval Chronicle, for 1812: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects. Under the Guidance of Several Literary and Professional Men. Vol. XXVII.
Founded by John Stanier Clarke and John McArthur, and published in London monthly between January, 1799, and December, 1818, The Naval Chronicle detailed the exploits of the British Royal Navy. Each issue included biographies of famous naval officers, accounts of battles, shipwrecks, new discoveries, letters about current affairs, and a selection of poetry and songs. Noted maritime artist Nicholas Pocock contributed many of the engraved illustrations. This volume, covering the period of January to June, 1812, is 515 pages and includes 15 plates.