The Naval Chronicle Volume 9

The Naval Chronicle Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...Becher; Kite, of 18 guns, Captain Pipon; Port Mahon.of 18 guns, Captain Neville; and Pigmy cutter, of 14 guns, Lieutenant White. Came up from the westward, the Morgiana, of 16 guns, Captain Raynsford, with impressed men for the fleet. Captain Charles Ryder is appointed Regulating C aptain at North Yarmouth. 17. Sailed the Hydra, of 38 guns, Captain Mundy, for the Downs. The Juno frigate, Captain Richardson, and the Morgiana sloop of war, Captain Raynsford, are dropped down to: t Helen's, as guard-ships. The Alcmene frigate, Captain Stiles, and the Minerve, will proceed for the Downs as soon as they have completed their complement of men. The Russell, of 74 guns. Captain Williams, is ordered to be fitted and stored with all possible haste. Her complement of Marines to the war establishment wai made up this day. The crew of the Castor are turned over to assist in rigging her. The Dreadnought, of 98 guns, Capt; n Bowcn, is in great forwardness, and every poasiblc exertion is making to get her out of harbour. 18. Sailed the Minerve frigate, Captain Kitteo (afting1, for the Downs; and the Hgmy cutter, Lieutenant White, for Cowes; to impress seamen. Preparations arc making fcr Admiral Lord Oardner, who is expected here tomorrow morning, to hoist his flag as Commander in Chief at this port, in the room of Admiral Milbanke. Admiral Kolloway is appointed second in command at this port. Arrived the Determip.ce, 24 guns, Captain Becher, from Co.vcs. '1 he Isis, of 50 guns, Captain Lobb, is ordered to the Downs. ao. The press still continues to be very active. Admiral Holloway arrived here yesterday morning, and we feel great pleasure in stating we never saw him look better; his flag was immediately hoisted on board the Dreadnought, of 98 guns. If his...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236540832
  • 9781236540836