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By John English
A whole advisor to straightforward Royal military Destroyers inbuilt the pre WWII period. This ebook comprises in technical information regarding many of the periods of Destroyer and ancient essays of the person ships, either one of that are useful for connection with the intense Naval historian or as a very good learn to fit people with an curiosity within the topic, many black and white photos.
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As we proceeded up this noble River, which is the largest in North America, I was particularly struck with its beauty. At its mouth it is full thirty leagues wide, if measured from Cape Rosiers; and is thence navigable as far as Quebec, upwards of four hundred miles from the Ocean. Some make it forty leagues wide, by probably measuring from the Bay, and Point, of Gaspee, which are a little to the South. Above this latter Bay is a steep broken rock, with an opening in the middle of it, through which a small Sloop might sail: it is on this account called 'The pierced Island.
But when he became of use to me, the Admiral thought proper to remov~ him. We parted WIth considerable regret. Admiral on the 16th of April, 17'l4J I sailed from my Station, along the coast of Nova Scotia, into the Gulf of St. Lawience, to prevent smuggling, and again to superintend the Fisheries. When the season was over, I was to return to Bostou, and place myself under the command of Admiral Greaves in th e Preston, who directed me to proceed up the Bay of Fundy, between New England and Nova Scotia, and there to cruise during the winter, to prevent the notorious practice of smugglmg.
I am mortally wound~d; and the bayonet, or the scalping knife, ,voltla. now bo Q m~cy. Go yonder to Emlgn Peyton, and carry him ~ff, he may li~'e! e. yed, and conveyed him safe through a severe fire. or LIEUTENANT WILLIAM llUNTER. 23 dead. After landing such of the wounded, as we could secure, at the Hospital in the Isle of Orleans, I returned to the Shrewsbury, 74 guns, Capt. Hugh Palliser. At the beginning of September I was sent for by Sir Charles Saunders, and informed, that he intended to send me home in the Rodney Cutter, of four gillIS, commanded by the Hon.