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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 WQODEft WALLS." - 4 VI. No. 42.] SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1851. [Price 6d * Epitorial :-The Battle of Trafalgar The Influence of Party on the Affair*of the Navy...... He t Majesty's Ships in Commission.................... Admiralty:-Promotions-Appointments Coast Guard Service.................................... Portsmouth-Devonport...........,.................. Sheerness - Chatham- Woolwich-Mediterranean-Experimental Squadron........,... &emetU$. French 36-gun frigate Inconstante Oct. 19, 1797. Le Zephyr, brig, 8 guns, captured in the. Channel by Boadicea and Anson, frigates. 19, 1799. t/Heureux; 10> captured off Bordeaux, by Cambrian and Stag, frigates. 20, 1793. French J2-pounder 36-gun frigate Reunion, captured near Cape Barfleur, by Crescent, 36 (18-pounders), after a gallant resistance of two hours and ten minutes, with loss of 33 killed, 48 wounded; ^hilst the Crescent had not a man hurt by the enemy Vshct; and only one seamen wounded by the recoil of a gun. 20, 1793. captured 6ff St. Domingo by Penelope and Iphigenia frigates. 20, 1798. French 24-pounder 40-gun frigate Im-mortalitS, captured on the coast of Ireland, by 18-pounder 38-gun frigate Fisgard, Captain Thomas Byam Martin, after an action of two hours and a half, * haying her captain and 54 men killed, 61 wounded, Fisgard, 1Q men killed, 26 wounded. 20,1827, Battle of Navarinq. A Turkish and Egyptian fleet, anchored in the form of a crescent, conveying towards the shore, and supported by heavy batteries on both sides the entrance," consisting of one ship of 84 guns, two of 74, two of 64, two of 60, two of 50, fifteen 48-gun frigates, 26 corvettes, 11 b5*8s> and five fire-ships, making, with about 40 trans-ports* a total of above 100 sail, and mounting together 2,000 guns, were attacked by the combined squadron under Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Codrington. which consisted as follows. British. 80 gun-ships 1 74 � 2 Frigates 4 Corvettes 4 French. 2 1 2 Russian. 1 3 4 10 7 8 About 2h. p.m. the Asia, 80, the leading ship, placed herself alongside the Turkish admiral, the British ships in succession taking suitable positions. The French squadron followed, but before tneir ships had anchored, the action commenced. The Russians did not reach their stations until 3hM by which time the cannonade became most animated, 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 the, Turkish fleet, were in a condition ever to be again at sea. Summary of Killed and Wounded. Killed. Wounded. Total. British 75 197 272 French 43 144 187 Russian 58 138 189 Total 177 480 657 21,1794. The 38-gun frigate Artois, Capt. Edmund Jjagl?, having outsailed a frigate-squadron cruising in the Camel, under Sir Edward Pellew, brought to action the French 40-gun frigate Revolutionalre, and had engaged her for 40 minutes, when the ""nbhd arriving up the enemy surrendered, having en killed, 5 wounded. Artois, three killed, five wpunded. . 21, 1805. Battle of Trafalgar. At daylight the combined fleet, consisting of 18 French and 15 Spanish ships-of-the-line, 5 frigates, and 3 corvettes, Were discovered to; leeward; which having shortly afterwards wore to the northward, were in an irregu-larly formed line convejing to leeward. The British �55$^P^rl'ord Nelson, consistingof 27 of the line, arti tout frigates, bore way in chase, forming in two cp|gmM> M[ weii the light air would admit. iffS. aptipn commenced at n �4 V- f 1
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