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Detained until their Lordship's pleasure regarding her fate be known ...

Detained until their Lordship's pleasure regarding her fate be known ... | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
A severe storm in April 1808 prevented the Diana from sailing around Cape Horn, and Golovnin decided to set sail for the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, to restock the ship's supplies. He anchored in the ...
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Quebec Is Saved by Ships! | Bite Size Canada

Quebec Is Saved by Ships! | Bite Size Canada | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
What would have happened if it had not been for the decisive victories of Drake, Rodney, Howe and Nelson at crucial periods in world history? Canadian independence is due in large ...
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A magnificent model of HMS Victory that is said to be the most ...

A magnificent model of HMS Victory that is said to be the most ... | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
The result is a 2ft long, 1:96 scale model of Lord Nelson's flagship that has the tiny figures of the naval hero and Captain Thomas Hardy stood on the poop deck. ...
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Log Lines: The Incredible (and true!) Life of Henry B. Joslin, Part 2

Log Lines: The Incredible (and true!) Life of Henry B. Joslin, Part 2 | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
We volunteered, had our frolic and sailed in “Old iron sides” and cruised all over the world_ Fell in with, and passed the English frigate La Peak, it was quite calm [1]. ...
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How to draw sailing ships

HMS Victory was the Flagship of Admiral Lord Nelson, who fought the French at the Battle of the Nile and more famously at the Battle of Trafalgar, where he w...
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As forces became available | Best yacht

As forces became available | Best yacht | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
Two spanish ships were taken. The following day, when calder realized the allies still outnumbered him, he chose not to renew the action.
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Nelson's Ships, a Trafalgar Tribute. Derek Gardner VRD RSMA ...

Nelson's Ships, a Trafalgar Tribute. Derek Gardner VRD RSMA ... | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
This entry was posted in Art, biography, History, Travel and tagged 'Southern Cross', 32 gun frigate, American clipper, books, Cape Horner, charity shops, Down Easters, Nelson, oxfam, Royal Navy, sailing ships, Trafalgar, ...
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Maximizing Progress: Old Ironsides ~ Constitution Sails Again on 200th!

Maximizing Progress: Old Ironsides ~ Constitution Sails Again on 200th! | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
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FrigateHMS Minerve, Neslon boarding | Gordon Frickers' Blog

FrigateHMS Minerve, Neslon boarding | Gordon Frickers' Blog | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
At Gibraltar 1796, Neslon boarding the frigate Minerve, this was the portal to his eternal fame...
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Beat To Quarters: The Age of Fighting Sail

Beat To Quarters: The Age of Fighting Sail | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
Some well placed British gold ensured that Hoste would receive any news the Turks had about the French and that British ships would sail unmolested by any Turkish ships of war. They were also happy to sell the British ...
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Archaeologists Claim Odyssey Marine “Plundering” HMS Victory | Old Salt Blog – a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea

Archaeologists Claim Odyssey Marine “Plundering” HMS Victory | Old Salt Blog – a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
Old Salt Blog – a virtual port of call for all those who love the sea - A home for lovers of the sea, tellers of tales, for sailors and dreamers...
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The Currin's from Nelson, New Zealand: The US Navy has a ship ...

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The Currin's from Nelson, New Zealand. Some history of ... Joshua Humphries designed the 6 frigates and they were to be the Navy's capital ships, therefore they were built larger and more heavily armed than normal frigates.
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Clio's Lessons: French Revolution - Battle of Aboukir Bay, The Battle ...

Clio's Lessons: French Revolution - Battle of Aboukir Bay, The Battle ... | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
Yet Nelson and the British would have nothing to do with the French tricks, and continued sailing swift course toward Aboukir Bay. ...
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British Navy played a central role in the War of 1812 - National Post

British Navy played a central role in the War of 1812 - National Post | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
National PostBritish Navy played a central role in the War of 1812National Post“The British also seized any deserters they found on these ships and forced them to serve in the navy, even if the deserters were now American citizens,” says Victor...
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Black History Heroes: William Hall: Africans in Nova Scotia

Black History Heroes: William Hall: Africans in Nova Scotia | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
During the War of 1812, the British frigate Leonard intercepted a slave ship bound from Africa to the United States and forced it to deposit its “ivory cargo” at Halifax. Among the freed captives hitherto marked to be auctioned as slaves in the ...
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An Evolution at Sea - the Diplomat

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An Evolution at Seathe DiplomatA multinational fleet of tall ships wended its way from the Gulf Coast to New England this summer. Majestic sailing vessels stood into Narragansett Bay on July 6, tarrying over a long weekend to greet visitors.
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The battle gradually | Best yacht

The battle gradually | Best yacht | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
sail ship. The battle gradually died away: the french achille blew up at 5.30 p.m., and a few allied ships managed to creep away, but seventeen had surrendered.
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Small British Army | Best yacht

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At the battle of lissa, 13 march 1811, he led four british frigates into action flying the signal 'remember nelson', and shattered a franco-italian frigate squadron nearly twice his own strength. After the war sir william parker, who was both st ...
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USS Constitution sets sail again in Boston Harbor

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USS Constitution sets sail again in Boston Harbor...
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Hermione, Freedom's Frigate, is Afloat | Old Salt Blog – a virtual port ...

The celebration of the ship's launching is scheduled for July 6 – 8th. Rochefort: the frigate “Hermione” afloat since Saturday. This entry was posted in Current, Lore of the Sea, Ships and tagged France, French light frigate, l' Hermione, Rochefort.
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Pauline's Pirates & Privateers: Sailor Mouth Saturday: Fair

Pauline's Pirates & Privateers: Sailor Mouth Saturday: Fair | Navy Stories | Scoop.it
Fair weather is the dream of all who sail and means not the landsman's sunny and bright, but such favorable winds as to require only the common small sails of any given ship. Fair, in relation to wind, means that it is blowing a ship in ...
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