Royal Navy ranks, rates, and uniforms of the 18th and …

47 Naval officers' uniforms of the early 18th century, as worn by Admiral Cloudesley …

British Army 1820-45 | Weapons and Warfare

Officers on joining regiments were instructed in sword drill and the correct `military seat' on horseback. Heavy cavalry was not sent to India in the first half of the century; when a light cavalry regiment was sent its strength would be increased by as much as 25 per cent, an increase that led to problems of command with and for newly joined ...

Uniforms of the U.S. Navy 1802

Although the Navy Department had been created by Congress in 1798, it was not until 1802 that a uniform order was issued over the signature of a Secretary of the Navy. On 27 August 1802, Robert Smith signed an instruction which set a pattern for the dress of the United States Navy which is still in effect today—"blue and gold." Although the first blue uniform coat was worn …

Category:Military uniforms in the 19th century - Wikimedia ...

Media in category "Military uniforms in the 19th century". The following 142 files are in this category, out of 142 total. "Uniform Dresses of the Calcutta Militia Cavalry, Commanded by Major Will'm Farquharson" a print from 1812.jpg 802 × 469; 59 KB. (View of an infantryman.) - NARA - 527689.jpg 3,000 × 1,790; 2.03 . (View of an infantryman.)

Research guide U1: Uniforms: The National Maritime Museum ...

The following items and extracts from the Museum's collections are highlights from one of the most popular periods of British naval history. British Naval Officer's Uniform: Napoleonic War (1803–1815) Uniform changes in 1795: Epaulettes on coats were introduced for the first time.

Ranks & Duties - Historic Naval Fiction

Flag Rank Officers. Admiral: The most senior flag rank officers were the Admirals who commanded fleets and squadrons, or the ships and dockyard facilities in major ports.There were Admirals, Vice Admirals and Rear Admirals divided by the colour of the flag they flew. More information on these divisions is available on the Admirals page. In large fleets an Admiral …

British Army Officer's Greatcoats - War of 1812

With regards to the appearance of the officer's privately-purchased greatcoat, specific regulations were established in British North America in 1800 by the meticulous Duke of Kent, then Commander of the forces in Canada, calling for: "The Great Coats of Officers are invariably to be made of blue cloth double-breasted with regimental buttons ...

British Royal Navy Uniforms Lithograph 1834 | Land and Sea ...

UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH NAVY Original Hand colored Lithograph by E. Gambart & Co., London, 1834 J. Welles Henderson Collection Pictured & described in the book "Jack Tar, A Sailor's Life, 1750- 1910", pg 51 Lithograph Dated 1834 Unframed 15 3/4″ H x 19 1/4″ W Framed 25 1/2″ H x 31 3/4″ W […]

Commissioned officers' careers in the royal navy

officers' careers, which helps to make sense of much that is already known in British naval history, and to point to some topics of future investigation. Occasional attempts have already been made to measure the size of the commissioned officer corps. We know that the 1715 peace establishment provided for seventy ships

19th Century Military Uniforms High Resolution Stock ...

English Regency Period Duellists, 1815 duel with sabres, British hussar hussars officer officers military uniform uniforms historical re-enactment early 19th century England UK soldier soldiers MILITARY TAILOR and his family sewing uniforms at 10 Hollybush Place, London, about 1850.

Early 1900's & 1800's Vintage Civillian and Military ...

British Early 1800's to 1900's Caps, Helmets & Hats: Hats, Helmets & Head-wear from other periods including the early 1900's. The Hats & Helmets below are currently for sale, you can email us if you want a similar one made to your specification:

Sloppes, Merchant and Navy Uniforms

One of the most distinct elements of a naval officers uniform was the cocked hat, and this became particularly popular during the "Napoleonic Wars" in the early part 19th century, and was a part of the British Royal Navy formal dress until 1939.

An Officer and A Gentleman: Naval Uniform and Male Fashion ...

Throughout the eighteenth-century, military uniform was red and British soldiers were known as "redcoats". When naval uniform was introduced in 1748, the decision was taken that it would be dark blue, giving us the term "Navy blue". …

British Army Uniforms from the 19th Century (Victorian ...

British Colonial Conflicts and the Crimean War, 1816-1914. 24th Officer Coat and Shako, 1830 for Fort Lennox National Historic Site. We have reproduced a number of 19th century British Army and Navy uniforms for various museums and collectors. The following are some examples.

British Army Victorian Era 19th Century Uniforms

1915 British Army officer undress Frock coat - dark BLUE. NOTE - THIS ITEM IS MADE TO ORDER AND WILL BE A MINIMUM OF 6 t0 8 WEEKS fabric - dark BLUE melton woolcorded olivets high stand black collar black embroidered tracing braid cuffsblack braid Swiss knot piping on cuff black tassles down fro.. £395.00. Add to Cart.

Half-Pay in Britain's Royal Navy : British navy ...

For Royal Navy officers - lieutenants and above - non-active service meant reduced wages, or half-pay. Before 1814 this was paid every six months and after that year each quarter. Half-pay was calculated according to rank and within each rank there were several levels of remuneration. When on half-pay officers were not bound by naval laws and ...

35 Captain's and seafearing uniforms navy 1700s ideas ...

May 17, 2015 - military Naval uniforms of the 1700s to 1800s officers, and men of royal navy, US navy, french navy: generally a blue waistcoat (prounounced westcut) with Epaulettes (before shoulderboards mainly with the French and some American captains such as John Paul Jones not so much with the British until 1800s), shirt, britches, buttons, insignia rank done using gold …

Napoleonic Wars (1796-1815) British Army Uniforms Category ...

British 18th Hussar-Full dress (1806-1815) British 2nd Heavy Dragoon-Scots Greys-Campaign dress (1812-1815) British ADC (1812-1815) British Light Dragoon-Officer (1796-1802) British Line regiment (1802-1812) Duke of Wellington-1815; English Hussar-Campaign Dress (1806-1815) English Hussar-Full Dress (1806-1815) Major General-Campaign Dress- 1815

Life in the British Army: History of the British Uniform

History of the British Uniform Red was the uniform colour adopted by the first permanent regiment of the British Army, the Yeoman of the Guard, (the Beefeaters), during the reign of Henry VIII. In 1645, this colour was adopted when the first permanent army was raised.

Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval ...

An extract from Famous Ships of the British Navy regarding the loss of the Alceste. Rules and Regulations relative to the Passages of Civil and Military Officers in his Majesty's Ships of War. 20 Mar 1822 Contract for Black Silk Handkerchiefs. ^ ^ back to top ^ Award of the India Medal for taking part in the Burma War 1824-26 - approved in 1851.

Military 1800s High Resolution Stock Photography and ...

1800s 19th century victorian military men in uniform scotsman kilt general officer horseguard marine sailor - kh13282 cpc001 hars scotsman Ontario, Canada, Kingston. Fort Henry, National Historic Site of Canada, UNESCO.

Uniform Buttons 1800s Antique British Naval Surgeon ...

Seven antique British Naval Surgeons officer buttons. They are in very good condition and measure 23mm. There are four buttons with the S. Appel & Co., New York, backmark, one with a Vanguard, New York mark, one fine quality and one superior quality. All but one have a wire loop shank. These buttons

British Infantry Swords & the Royal Navy Boarding Cutlass ...

The first attempt at a uniform pattern sword was the British Infantry Officer's "5 Ball" Spadroon, with usually a 32.5 inch (825 mm) blade, introduced in the 1780's. The last variant of the this sword was contracted in 1796. A spadroon was a term used in the 18th century to describe a cut and thrust sword.

Royal Navy commissioned officers - The National Archives

Service records 1756-1917. Search Royal Naval Officers' service records on our website (ADM 196) by name for a commissioned officer who entered the Royal Navy between 1756 and 1917. The records for the 18th and early 19th centuries are sparse but for the later period almost all of the available service records are accessible in this online collection.

Officer's Uniforms of the British Navy – JaneAusten.co.uk

Warrant officers' uniform was unchanged from 1787 until 1807 (this rank included pursers, gunners, boatswains, carpenters and, until 1805, surgeons)." The white collar patch of the Midshipman first appeared about 1758 and their uniform did …

Najecki Reproductions (Wool Cloth)

Superb for 18th C. British Army serjeants, this is an exact match to a c.1800-1802 serjeant's jacket of a British volunteer corps, and a pattern dyed for a US Army War of 1812 contract. Brown - Matched to an original late 18th C. coating swatch in a French military clothier's book in the A.S.K. Brown Military Collection (Brown University ...

U.S. Navy Uniform Traditions and Origins

United States Navy uniforms have essentially followed the British traditions. Artists rendition of a bluejacket at the ship's helm and a lieutenant. These are dress uniforms for formal occasions that date to the early 1800's. The uniform of the …

MARINER'S UNIFORM – marine_observer

In 1865 it was decided that British naval engineers would wear a purple,that colour coding transferred to the British Merchant navy engineer officers,this is sometimes also said that it is a devoted symbol for engineers in Titanic with their purple boiler suits.This was particularly a Royal Navy thing in the past and later transfered to the ...

Vintage British Military Uniforms for Sale – International ...

Original British Victorian Era Gloustershire Regiment Scarlet Officer Dress Tunic and Trousers - Identified to Lt. Crawhill. $395.00. VIEW DETAILS. NEW! Original Victorian British County Deputy Scarlet Uniform Coat - Circa 1880-1899. $395.00. VIEW DETAILS. Museum Style Wood and Velvet Helmet Display Stand. $36.95.

Original British Napoleonic War Naval Officer Uniform Set ...

Original Items: One-of-a-kind set. Just acquired in a wonderful Naval collection of the Napoleonic Wars. The set consists of the following: - Officer's Frock Coat with gold braid, all original Naval gilt Buttons and lining complete. Note the quilted …

Hussars, Dragoons, & Lancers; the glorious British cavalry ...

Nolan's highly acclaimed and influential Cavalry: Its History and Tactics led to reforms throughout the British Army, but mostly after his death. He was quoted verbatim in military articles and books again and again. What follows are a few observations and quotes from his treatise, which provides a decent understanding of the British cavalry during the mid 1800s.

Millitary Uniforms For Hire or Sale. - Farthingale Costumes

Reproduction of junior captains uniform, from early 1800's. £600.00 More info Add Zoom. 11th light ... 1812 Regulation British Naval full dress jacket (1812captain) ... The design of embroidery etc is based on some modern illustrations I have interpreting items worn by British officers, and upon reference I have to an original Brunswick Lieb ...

Royal Navy uniforms of the 18th and 19th centuries ...

These images are of our re-created Lieutenant's full dress uniform including a detail of the button twist on the lapels and collar along with the belt plate and an undress fore-and-aft bicorn (chapeau bras). While the 1795 dress regulations established this uniform, its cut matches that of the post-1800 period like at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Attractive, Distinctive, One Size: The Military Uniform in ...

Attractive, Distinctive, One Size: The Military Uniform in the Late 18th Century. 2017/11/20 by Anna M. Thane. The uniform dress for the army became the norm in the mid-17th century. Styles and decoration depended on status and image of the troop, and the wearer of the uniform. In contrast to today's camouflage, uniforms of the 18th and 19th ...

British Royal Navy Crews : Napoleonic Wars : Napoleon ...

British Royal Navy Crews. When signed on to a ship's books, a man was given a rating according to his experience. Freshmen to the sea were known as landsmen, those with limited experience were ordinary seamen, while knowledgeable sailors were rated able seamen. From the pool of able seamen came the candidates for promotion to higher duties.