What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Aboukir Admiral Martin Admiralty anchor arrived assistance attack August Austrians Baltic boats Bonaparte brig Captain Acklom Captain Stewart Centaur co-operation coast of Spain command Commander-in-Chief communication convoy corps Corunna cruisers Danzig dear desire despatches Emperor employed enclosed enemy enemy's England Essen favourable force French frigate Gulf of Finland gun-boats guns H.M. ship Implacable Hogland honour hope humble servant intelligence join July letter Libau licences Lieutenant Hawkey line-of-battle ships Lord Keith Lord Wellington lordship Majesty's ship Majesty's ship Implacable Marquis of Wellington MARTIN TO SIR naval obedient officers opinion orders Petersburg Pillau Plymouth port Rear-Admiral Martin received required and directed Riga Russian army Russian fleet sail Sebastian sent September shore Signed Sir George Collier Sir James Saumarez Sir Samuel Hood sloop squadron supplies Surveillante Sweden Swedish T. B. Mart1n Thomas Byam Martin tion transmit transports troops Vice-Admiral wind wish Wittgenstein yesterday
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 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