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Nautical Standard And Steam Navigation Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1851, London, Middlesex t. k It 1% AND ENGLAND'S BEST BULWARKS ARE HER - 4 No. 42.] OCTOBER 18, 1851. 6d * Battle of Trafalgar The Influence of Party on the the He t Majesty's Ships in Coast Guard Sheerness - Dockyards 665 666 668 669 669 670 670 670 Prize 670 Royal A Monkey The Great The Close of the Exhibition Sir John Cruel Arrival of the Felix at and Dinner to Sir John Ross 670 670 671 671 672 673 673 * The Battle of A Nice Mess for The Naval Paymasters Steam 675 675 676 676 Communications with India The Timber D 676 n - 677 Notices to 678 Original Warrant Annuity The Recent Arctic * Intelligence 673 67$ 678 679 News of the r Editorial Close of the Great 679 and of Nabal French 36-gun frigate Inconstante Oct. 19, 1797. Le 8 captured in Channel by Boadicea and 19, 1799. 10> captured off by Cambrian and 20, 1793. French 36-gun frigate captured near Cape by 36 after a gallant resistance of two hours and ten with loss of 33 48 the Crescent had not a man hurt by the enemy and only one seamen wounded by the recoil of a 20, 1793. captured 6ff St. Domingo by Penelope and Iphigenia 20, 1798. French 24-pounder 40-gun frigate captured on the coast of by 18-pounder 38-gun frigate Captain Thomas Byam after an action of two hours and a * haying her captain and 54 men 61 1Q men 26 20,1827, Battle of A Turkish and Egyptian anchored in the form of a conveying towards the and supported by heavy batteries on both sides the consisting of one ship of 84 two of 74, two of 64, two of 60, two of 50, fifteen 48-gun 26 11 and five with about 40 a total of above 100 and mounting together 2,000 were attacked by the combined squadron under Vice-Admiral Sir Edward which consisted as 80 1 74 2 Frigates 4 Corvettes 4 2 1 2 1 3 4 10 7 8 About 2h. p.m. the 80, the leading placed herself alongside the Turkish the British ships in succession taking suitable The French squadron but before ships had the action The Russians did not reach their stations until 3hM by which time the cannonade became most nor did it totally cease until the morning of the 21st; by which time the destruction had been such that only one frigate and 15 smaller vessels of Turkish were in a condition ever to be again at Summary of Killed and British 75 197 272 French 43 144 187 Russian 58 138 189 Total 177 480 657 21,1794. The 38-gun frigate Capt. Edmund having a cruising in the under Sir Edward brought to action the French 40-gun frigate and had engaged her for 40 when the arriving up the enemy having en 5 three five 21, 1805. Battle of At daylight the combined consisting of 18 French and 15 Spanish 5 and 3 Were discovered which having shortly afterwards wore to the were in an formed line to The British 27 of the arti tout bore way in forming in two weii the light air would commenced at by Vice-Admiral * ' col for ROYAL Whosoever commands the commands the whosoever commands the Trade of j thb commands the Treasures of the and consequently the World Sir W. 1851. hero of and the subsequent destinies of his brave without blushing for the ingratitude of the age in which we after identifying himself closely with the glories of his expiring in the arms of laid upon his country an injunction with his up to this present has never been though the name of Nelson shall survive as long as Great Britain shall be written on the map of the glories of man have been immortal be- THE BATTLE OF perishable m j a name re- His eventful year has rolled on since immortality of stone the glorious day on which immolated mains a watchword in the himself upon the altar of his and career an example which all aspire to with cemented with his blood the first stones of a wonder and yet the remembrance foundation which a series of events has since of tnat we have been able to realize of the and secured to the world a glorious glories of the departed hero has not yet been and honourable unprecedented in able to complete a public statue to his as it has been unequalled in its effects or pay the legacy which the dying upon the progress and happiness of the human Patriot charged upon the country was Another year has thinned the dying to This is not very men diminished ranks which survived this glorious who shed Wood with and and who had escaped its dangers fatal catastrophe which snatched have since sunk under the united ravages of him from his have received the final and It is im- consummation of a series of of cold possible to look back upon the history of the in a regulation which has erected a ship from their The succeeding British ships followed the example of their and thus the advanced six ships had to contend with two or three until succour Lord in the leading the weather broke through astern of the 12th ship from the about and owing to the light air of wind that several of the rear ships did not get into action until past three The firing totally ceased about 6h.-p.rn., when the British found themselves in possession of nine French and nine Spanish and of that a French 74 having taken blew up * The British loss amounted to 449 1,241 including among the slain the 21, 1813. French 40?gun frigate with loss of fore and mizen captured near Ushant by 74, Capt. Christopher after sustaining the attack of the 18-gun brigs Castillian and Captains J. G. Bremer and Colin two successive 22, 1794. captured in Cork harbour by 64. 22,4800. 28/taken by 44, Capt. Hon. H. company with 38, Captain T. B. oh Lisbon 23,1813. French 40-gun frigate in a dismasted was captured in the Channel by the 36-gun frigate after a short Full of this memorable with the names ftt page 9t of the and loss of one man 28 two 24, 1779. French 30-gun frigate captured by a squadron under Richard 24, 1793. The 32-gun frigate Capt. James off engaged the French 40-gun frigate from 40m. a.m. until 2h. 30m. when the enemy hauled the British frigate giving three cheers at Out of a crew of 184 men the Thames had 11 24 24,1798. Dutch 36-gun frigate and 24-gun corvette captured near the by 36-gun frigate Capt. Richard The Furie had 8 men 14 whilst the Sirius had only one man 25, 1799. Spanish 32-gun frigate Hermione having a crew of 320 lying in the harbour of Puerto in the moored between two strong batteries mounting upwards of 150 was attacked by the boats of 28-gun frigate lead by her Edward Although the enemy was fully for the with in gave the the frigate was gallantly boarded at 12h. 30m. and after a resolute in which the Spaniards had 117 97 the Hermione was By 2h. captured ship was out of of the and incredible as it may the British sustained no greater loss than tea men thit desperate 4 1- f 1
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