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" If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close and engage as soon as possible and endeavor to sink his vessels or force them to run ashore. "
Twenty-six historic ships - Page 475
by Frederic Stanhope Hill - 1905 - 515 pages
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Full Official History of the War with Spain: Written Over the Wires in the ...

Murat Halstead - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1898 - 794 pages
...order was : "The vessels will blockade Santiago de Cuba closely, keeping about six miles from the Morro in the daytime, and closing in at night, the lighter...vessels or force them to run ashore in the channel." One thing that contributed greatly to the success of the blockade was the use of search lights held...
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The Conflict with Spain: A History of the War Based Upon Official Reports ...

Henry Francis Keenan - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1898 - 585 pages
...westward we went ahead at full speed with the determination of carrying out to the utmost your order : If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...endeavor to sink his vessels or force them to run ashore. We soon passed all of our ships except the Brooklyn, bearing the broad pennant of Commodore Schley....
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 18

Albert Shaw - Periodicals - 1898 - 16 pages
...There was no time to wait for the orders that every captain knew by heart. Admiral Sampson had said: " If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close and engage him as soon as possible and endeavor to sink his vessels or force them ashore." This order was brief...
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The War with Spain

Henry Cabot Lodge - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1899 - 276 pages
...them and there was no need of any other signals. Admiral Sampson's order had long since been given : "If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...to sink his vessels or force them to run ashore." Every ship was always stripped for action, each captain on the station knew by heart this order which...
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The war with Spain

Henry Cabot Lodge - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1899 - 276 pages
...them and there was no need of any other signals. Admiral Sampson's order had long since been given : "If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...to sink his vessels or force them to run ashore." Every ship was always stripped for action, each captain on the station knew by heart this order which...
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"Constitution" and Guerriere." Lake Erie. "Monitor" and "Merrimac ...

Edward Kirk Rawson - Naval battles - 1899
...right to left alternately, the Oregon, next to the Iowa, inspired by Sampson's order. " If the enemj- tries to escape, the ships must close and engage as...to sink his vessels, or force them to run ashore," endeavored to carry it out, letter and spirit, to the utmost.3 As soon as the Teresa appeared, the...
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THE WAR WITH SPAIN

HENRY CABOT LODGE - 1899
...them and there was no need of any other signals. Admiral Sampson's order had long since been given: "If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...possible and endeavor to sink his vessels or force th..-m to run ashore." Every ship was always stripped ir action, each captain on the station knew by...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 58

American literature - 1899
...westward, we went ahead full speed, with the determination of carrying out to the utmost your order, ' If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...soon as possible, and endeavor to sink his vessels or CAPTAIN CLARK, AT THE LEFT, AND NAVAL CADET OVERSTREET WATCHING A SHOT BY THE "OREGON" AT THE "COLON."...
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The United States Navy in the Spanish-American War of 1898 ..., Volume 1

Charles Dwight Sigsbee - History - 1899
...westward, we went ahead full speed, with the determination of carrying out to the utmost your order, ' If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...soon as possible, and endeavor to sink his vessels or DHAAN HI GCOnGE VAHIAN, FMOM A PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN DURING THC ENGAGEMENT. CAPTAIN CLARK, AT THE LEFT,...
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With Sampson Through the War

Sir William Athelstane Meredith Goode, William Thomas Sampson, Robley Dunglison Evans, Chapman C. Todd - Spanish-American Wa, 1898 - 1899 - 307 pages
...withdrawing from position, and they did so. On the same day, June 2, Sampson in his orders wrote : "If the enemy tries to escape, the ships must close...engage as soon as possible, and endeavor to sink his [the enemy's] vessels or force them to run ashore in the channel." This was perhaps the most terse...
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