Dr James Davey



In Nelson's Wake The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars, Yale University Press, 2016.

with Colville Q, Nelson, Navy and Nation The Royal Navy and the British people, 1688-1815, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.

with Johns R, Broadsides Caricatures and the Navy 1756-1815, Seaforth Publishing, 2012.

The Transformation of British Naval Strategy Seapower and Supply in Northern Europe, 1808-1812, Boydell Press, 2012.


Singing for the Nation: Balladry, naval recruitment and the language of patriotism in eighteenth-century Britain, The Mariner's Mirror, vol. 103, no. 1, 2017, 43-66

Expertise and naval administration: Lord Mulgrave and the Victualling Board, 1807-10, Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 16, no. 1, 2014, 29-41

Supplied by the enemy: the Royal Navy and the British consular service in the Baltic, 1808-12*, Historical Research, vol. 85, no. 228, 2012, 265-283

The advancement of nautical knowledge: the Hydrographical Office, the Royal Navy and the charting of the Baltic Sea, 1795-1815, Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 13, no. 2, 2011, 81-103

Securing the Sinews of Sea Power: British Intervention in the Baltic 1780-1815, The International History Review, vol. 33, no. 2, 2011, 161-184

The Repatriation of Spanish soldiers from Denmark, 1808: The British Government, Logistics and Maritime Supremacy, The Journal of military history, vol. 74, Society for Military History, 2010

Within Hostile Shores: Victualling the Royal Navy in European Waters during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, International Journal of Maritime History, vol. 21, no. 2, 2009, 241-260


'Atlantic Empire, European War and the Naval Expeditions to South America, 1806-07', in The Royal Navy and the British Atlantic World, c. 1750–1820, Springer, 2016

'The Royal Navy and the War with Denmark, 1808-14', in Krig på sjø og land: Norden I Napoleonskriege, Oslo: Forsvarsmuseet, 2014

The Naval Hero and British National Identity 1707-1750, in Maritime History and Identity The Sea and Culture in the Modern World, I.B.Tauris, 2013

Representing Nations: The War of 1812 in Caricature, in Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812, Seaforth Publishing, 2013