'Revolutionary Underground' and radical threat 1795-1815
Naval Mutinies 1797:
> April and May 1797, Spit head and the Nore was a serious blow to government who were at war with France.
Was it revolutionary?
YES - Corresponding Society members were among the mutineers, some with experience of commitee organisation
- Presence of 11,500 Irish sailors and 4,000 Irish marines was another revolutionary ingredient