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Letter from an officer of the naval army of France to the Hon. Admiral Keppel

Officer of the naval army of France.

Letter from an officer of the naval army of France to the Hon. Admiral Keppel

dated on board a French Squadron off Ushant, 9th of August, 1778. With an engraved plan ... Translated from the original, printed at Brest. With some notes.

by Officer of the naval army of France.

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Published in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLettre d"un officier de l"armée navale de France. English
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination36p.,plate
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18859130M

Leaders of the Naval Services Depicted here are (a) officers of flag rank, general officers, and senior enlisted leaders of the U.S. Navy on active duty as of 1 March (unless advance information was available); (b) officers of flag rank of NOAA and at Maritime Academies as of. Admiral David G. Farragut's Letter to Rear Admiral Porter. Admiral David G. Farragut's Letter to his wife ; Signalman Donald T. File - WWII Letters; Rear Admiral Andrew Foote - Letter from Andrew H. Foote to Commander Walke of USS Carondelet; French C. Forrest - Letter from French C. Forrest to Flag Officer Randolph, Commander at Mobile Alabama. G.

La Royale. An introduction: Origins to the XIXth Century “La Royale”, literally, “The Royal” (navy) is still the old nickname of the French Navy today -the most conservative of the three army branches- dating back from Francis the 1st, then in open rivalry with Henry VIII, it was later expanded and formalized in by Cardinal of Richelieu (Louis XIII) and later by able ministers of. Admiral, the title and rank of a senior naval officer, often referred to as a flag officer, who commands a fleet or group of ships of a navy or who holds an important naval post on shore. The term is sometimes also applied to the commander of a fleet of merchant vessels or fishing ships. The title.

  Admiral Keppel and his second-in-command Vice Admiral Palliser were acquitted. A not altogether auspicious beginning for Victory’s career. In she became the flagship of Admiral Hardy, who with thirty-seven sail-of-the-line and no reserves available, prevented the invasion of England by standing off before a combined Franco-Spanish fleet. 8// Letters to Naval Academy, Commanding Officers , Letters to Naval Academy - Commanding and other Officers 10// Letters to Naval Academy.


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Letter from an officer of the naval army of France to the Hon. Admiral Keppel by Officer of the naval army of France. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Letter from an officer of the naval army of France to the Hon. Admiral Keppel: dated on board a French Squadron off Ushant, 9th of August, With an engraved plan of the principal Evolutions of the Fleets, in the Engagement off Ushant.

Translated from the original, printed at Brest. ↑ A treaty of peace between France and Spain was signed at Basle, J ; and on the 19th Aug.a treaty of alliance, offensive and defensive, was concluded between these powers.

Spain declared war against England Oct. 8th following. ↑ Letters of marque and reprisal were formally issued against the Dutch, Sept.

15, Orders. Page - British navy, behaved himself as became a judicious, brave, and experienced officer. " The Court do therefore unanimously and honourably acquit the said Admiral Augustus Keppel of the several articles contained in the charge exhibited against him, and he is.

An anonymous letter to a London newspaper accused Palliser of disobedience in the battle, and he called on Keppel to refute the allegation. When no public refutation was forthcoming, Palliser demanded that a court martial be held to try Keppel on charges of "misconduct and neglect of duty" (which carried a death sentence if proved).Born: 26 FebruaryKirk Deighton, North Riding of.

↑See p.et seq. ↑ The Arethusa, Captain Samuel Marshall, was attached to the Channel fleet, commanded by the Hon. Admiral Keppel, who on the above-mentioned day, being off the Lizard, discovered and pursued four French men of war.

In the evening the Milford frigate came up with, and detained the Licorne, of 32 guns and men. The Arethusa, and Alert cutter, chaced the other. Thomas Keppel (hon.) action Admiral afterwards Albemarle Algiers anchor Anson appears appointed army arrived assistance attack attended believe boats British brought called Captain carry Centurion chase coast and did not do his utmost to take, seize, and destroy, the ships of the French King, which it was his duty to have engaged, and.

At the enlargement of the Order of the Bath, Jan. 2,the Vice-Admiral was nominated a K.C.B.; and on the 16th May,he succeeded the Hon.

Sir George C. Berkeley, as a G.C.B. Sir William Domett’s promotion to the rank of Admiral of the Blue took place Aug On Christmas Dayin the absence of Commodore Sir John-Lockhart Ross who had been ordered to attend the court-martial of Admiral Hon.

Augustus Keppel pertaining to the dispute over the Battle of Ushant, and with his flag flying aboard the Foudroy Captain Charles Hudson, Shuldham sailed from Portsmouth with seventeen sail of the line. This officer entered the naval service at an early age under the protection of Captain (afterward Vice-Admiral} Parry, with whom he served as a Midshipman, on board the Lynx, Lizard, and Actaeon, in the West Indies and British Channel.

He subsequently joined the Vigilant of 64 guns, commanded by the late Admiral Sir Robert Kingsmill, Bart, which ship formed part of Admiral Keppel. AUSTEN. (Lieut., f-p., 16; h-p., t Grey Austen, born in Nov.is fourth son of Vice-Admiral Sir F.

Austen, K.C.B. This officer entered the Navy (from the Royal Naval College), 25 June,as a Volunteer, on board the Tal Capt. Rich. Dickinson, employed at the Cape of Good Hope; became Mate, inof the Child Capt. Hon. Henry Keppel. Admiral Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport (2 December – 2 May ), KB, of Cricket St Thomas, Somerset, was an officer of the British Royal Navy during the French.

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (12 December – 27 January ) of Whitley, Warwickshire, was a Royal Navy officer. As a junior officer he saw action during the War of the Austrian in temporary command of Antelope, he drove a French ship ashore in Audierne Bay, and captured two privateers in during the Seven Years' held senior command as Commander-in-Chief.

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You should ensure that you get the aspects of the letter in the correct format in the address, titles, format and tone of the letter. To distinguish naval ranks from army ranks, such as captain and lieutenant, all Royal Navy officer ranks below admiral (midshipman all the way up.

Steep Loss at Keppel Offshore Throws Shadow Over Acquisition Deal. By The Maritime Executive Singaporean state-owned holding company Temasek is. The letter book contains observations on ship movements and encounters, and letters from him to other naval officers, largely concerning European waters.

The letter books from to hold copies of letters from Douglas, written when he was commanding the naval base at Spithead during the Revolutionary War.The Nore is a sandbank at the mouth of the Thames Estuary and River Medway.

The origins of this post can be traced to the first naval commander covering the same area that being the Commander-in-Chief, Thames from to however this command was initially known by different names until finally becoming known as the Nore Command or Nore Station.Compiled and organized by Andrew Lavoie, MLitt University of St Andrews, Intern Jan.

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