Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 12

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Navy Records Society, 1898 - Great Britain
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Page 137 - Blue, and Commander-in-Chief of a Squadron of his Majesty's ships and vessels to be employed on a particular service. You are hereby required and directed to take under your command his Majesty's ship Melpomene, Captain Warren having received my orders for that
Page 373 - CROKER TO BUNBURY, WAR OFFICE. Admiralty Office, 31 August, 1813. Sir,—I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send you herewith, for Earl Bathurst's information, a copy of a letter dated the
Page 265 - was no doubt intended to second the operations of Oudinot. An official report of this action will probably be published in the course of the evening, and I shall forward it to you to-morrow by a vessel going to Hano. We have no accounts from the main army since that of the 29th
Page 282 - Count Wittgenstein's letter is dated the -^ instant at a small village called Dschock, about two marches on this side of Polotzk. After pursuing Oudinot to Polotzk, the Count left a strong advanced post in front of it in order to deceive him, and immediately took a direction with his army towards
Page 353 - which he may receive from you to the foregoing effect. I have the honour to be, &c. JW CROKER. Admiral Lord Keith. [Secret.] By Lord Keith, KB &c Additional Instruction for Captain Sir George Collier, of his Majesty's ship Surveillante or the Senior Officers for the time being of his Majesty's ships and vessels on the north coast of Spain.
Page 281 - to remain where he was. Frequent skirmishes take place and they are represented as invariably favourable to the Russians, and everything at the army is going on in a satisfactory way.
Page 141 - The boats of the ships, under that active officer Lieutenant Hawkey (of whose intrepidity and spirit I had occasion to speak so highly when off Danzig), have looked into every creek along the south coast of the Gulf without finding any vessels whatever, and he is now on the opposite shore with the same view. Since writing the above Lieutenant Hawkey has returned with
Page 376 - September, 1813. My Lord,—I have received and communicated to my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty your lordship's
Page 312 - for the letter you did me the honour to write to me on the 1

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