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Nautical Standard (Newspaper) - October 2, 1852, London, Middlesex AND STEAM NAVIGATION ENGLAND'S BEST BULWARKS ARE HER WOODEN Vol. 40.] OCTOBER 2, 1852. Law and its 625 Warrant the 627 628 Coast Guard 628 629 West and North America The Channel Squadron 630 Royal Eruption of 630 630 631 631 Trial of Anchors at 631 Palawan Bay 632 Launch at 632 6d. The Overland Route from Adelaide to Mount Alexander 633 Mercantile Steam Marine Peninsular and Oriental British and North American West India Mail Company The Duke of Wellington Original 635 Boiler Testing 635 Abuses in the Dockyard Manning the Navy 636 Warrant Officers of the Royal 637 Excellent Foreign and Colonial and 610 NOTICE TO New on the Island or Seiko at the northern entrance of the great The following notice from the Danish Marine Board has been received by Captain the Secretary at from the office of Privy Council for Whitehall the so-called on the northernmost point of the same Island of in lat. 55 deg. 55 10 and long. 11 deg. 5 min. 9 sec. east of a revolving light will be established on a tower 50 feet above the and 100 feet above the The new light will be lighted for the first time on the 25th and will thereafter be kept burning the same time as all the other lights in the from half an hour after sunset until sunrise will consist of eight with which will take six minutes to each so that they show a strong light lasting 12 and 15 seconds every second The light will show all round the horizon for the distance of three miles and a half to 4 miles to 16 miles Sept. 10, 1852." Sept. 20. In the course of the month of October this year a light vessel is to be placed in the so-called Lassoe bearings in lat. 57 12 and long. 19 41 of which further notice will be Sept. 28,1652. A Dutch fleet of 59 sail of under De Witte and De were attacked by the British fleet of nearly equal under the action commencing at 4h. p.m. Several of the English large in their eagerness of grounded on the shoal of the Kentish but the Dutch drawing less went over and thus escaped being Four Dutch ships were one bearing the flag of a The English pursued the enemy on the two following days to the mouth of the The British loss amounted to 300 in killed and 28,1795. The hired cutter 8 long 4-pounders, Lieut. with a crew of only 13 near attacked three French felucca privateers captured mounting 5 guns and 42 men of whom were killed and and sank having a crew of 56 The Rose had only one man - 28, 1801. 18 Captain Charles on the North Coast of sustained an action with French 40-gun frigate Artemise for two hours and five when the frigate wore round and made Although the Artemise had 20 killed and 40 Midshipman D. O. Casey was the only person wounded on board the Capt. Robert of the 14, lying in Gibraltar having been detached with some on the 28th, in quest of the enemy's after a pull of 20 landed with 30 officers and men at the entrance of the river Barbate the sand the party attacked a large French protected by two 6-pounders and 30 and in spite of a sharp resistance cm the part of the brought her British 2 - 30, 1780. French letter of marque mounting 28 captured off by 32, Capt. George after a well-contested and having lost 20 men killed and 24 6 10 October 1, 1748. Rear-Admiral with 5 and one ship of 50 near the attacked a Spanish squadron of 7 Whosoever commands the commands the whosoever commands the Trade of thb the Treasures of the and consequently the World W. OCTOBER 2, 1852. MILITARY LAW AND ITS Misera est ubi jus est vagum aut It was well said by the greatest light amongst the lustrous names which once dignified and embellished the Common Law of this that the servitude must indeed be unhappy where its law was either precarious or Nothing has a greater tendency to cast contempt and obloquy upon the laws of a country than a capricious and precarious infliction of the penalties adjudged for Although we have in a series of former at some endeavoured to point out the defective character of the machinery which is at present in use by the Royal Navy for the investigation and punishment of we could hardly have supposed that that under Rear-Admiral and captured the 74. The Spanish loss amounted to 89 211 out of a force of 4,153 The British of 2,900 had 59 120 - 1, 1807. French privateer Jeune mounting six long 6-pounders and one long 18-pounder, after a sharp was captured by the Windsor Castle Capt. mounting six long 4-pounders, and two 9-pounder Out of a crew of 92 men the privateer had 21 killed and 33 The Windsor out of 28, lost 3 10 severely The prize was conducted to - 2,1758. 28, Captain B. off engaged with French corvettes and Due upwards of an The former then made sail and escaped through the but the Due mounting 14 was 1791. The 14-gun brig Capt. Jahleel attacked a Spanish convoy under an armed cutter and and drove them on shore near 8, taken off by Lieut. W. W. 1798. President French 12, taken off Lisbon by 36, and 36. with all its they are both numerous and ever have furnished us with so complete an illustration of the correctness of our as have done two Courts-Martial held respectively at Portsmouth and at Sheerness during the present What we have usually complained of in the constitution of Courts-Martial has been the absence of some properly educated imbued with the doctrine of the laws of for the purpose of moderating such and of checking and regulating the reception of evidence touching the matters to be With such a check upon the ordinary proceedings of these we had always believed that a council of officers constituted the very best tribunal whereby to judge of the and extent of Military or Naval crimes and misdemeanours but we must confess that the perusal of the proceedings of the Court-Martial held Mr. Frederick boatswain of the third of the 50-gun and that held upon Lieutenant C. B. of and the respective judgments and sentences pronounced by these has marvellously shaken our confidence both in the intelligence and justice of such and though we cannot but regard the present instance as one of an exceptional being means should be taken to prevent the repetition of such gross violation of justice which is calculated to do so much injury to the character of the and cast so much obloquy upon the administration of Naval The cases to which we allude are recorded in another portion of our but we must here shortly refer to them in order to make our observations On the 27th a Court-Martial was held on board the at to Frederick a boatswain of the Third stationed in the 50-gun in ordinary in Portsmouth and borne on the books of the ordinary 120, Captain The charge against the prisoner was for
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