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By James Stanier Clarke (editor), John McArthur (editor)

The Naval Chronicle, released in forty volumes among 1799 and 1818, is a key resource for British maritime and armed forces historical past. This reissue is the 1st whole revealed replica of what was once the main influential maritime ebook of its day. the themes lined diversity from debts of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. every one quantity additionally includes engravings and charts in terms of naval engagements and significant harbours worldwide. quantity 27, released in 1812, describes worsening Anglo-American diplomatic family and contains American kingdom papers outlining American responses to skirmishes among British and American ships. The assassination of the best Minister, Spencer Perceval, and its results on British international coverage are mentioned. the amount additionally contains a biography of Sir Charles Cotton, a map and outline of Batavia in Java, and poetry through Lord Byron.

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D dearlllg tbe Deurloo cllanllel, until darko-At ~ A. M. $ 19 CORRESPONDENCE. 11 d of the fleet of merchant v,:~<;els, two sail wen' disr,o¥eren steel Ill'" towards the ('utter, with a light mr, ubunt east. nance, mistook them for Dutch doggers, hauled upon the wmd to speak tlu"m, "hen. ltter between them, :lnd at the same moment that he found Ill. et ball. ;e armed dogger privateers. dollne 01 12 four-pounders, and 85 men. ,les, with two boats upon deck, eflbctually prevented the lInmedmte use of our guns, and III fact so compltltely were we cllppJed, tbat she "ould SOOIl have sunk, had I not, upon gettmg upon deck, immediately let go the anchor, "llIch manrellvre beJOg unobserved by thG CO(,IDY.

Dollne 01 12 four-pounders, and 85 men. ,les, with two boats upon deck, eflbctually prevented the lInmedmte use of our guns, and III fact so compltltely were we cllppJed, tbat she "ould SOOIl have sunk, had I not, upon gettmg upon deck, immediately let go the anchor, "llIch manrellvre beJOg unobserved by thG CO(,IDY. lnJed us m some small mterval of time to get up our boom and mam-silll out of the "ater, "lJlcb havlIlg fallen over the guns 011 the starboald Side, luthcl to plevented their bemg used.

I NFORMATION COnCI'flllllg the recent dl,covenes of shoals, and oC the more OolCt situations of certam l,lauds aheady known, havma HYDROGRApHY. f Cadiz, It IS publIshed now for the benefit wlllch may theleby lebult to na\'Igallon. 1. RIA SALAZER, Capltall de Na"O/o, commallnel on the l\tlonte-\'Idco statIOn, stateo, unnel date of Xovember 17, 1809, that 11avIIlg e'(,ll\1l1lpd the Journal of D. PEDflO CA LVET, pIlot of the Spanu;h polaccu, El Santo Angel de la Guarda, hI; found III It the confirmation of a shoal, \\hlch the captalll of the Said shIp, D JUAN MA5QU:rS, had dlsa covered In the precedlllg voyage.

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