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1st Method 2d Method according Angle centre and rear centre division centre vessel close order cloth column of vessels comes commander-in-chief signals compass signal course distinguishing pennant Division—from divisions keep double column double echelon echelon of vessels edition Engineer evident finds Flag-ships of centre fleet form column formed into column four front full speed Half Head of division heading N hoists the position Illustrated keep knots leader leading leading vessels line of bearing manner manoeuvre move natural order nine º e º º º oblique officers open order original direction points E. N. E. points N. E. port position pennant Practical principles rear divisions signal repeated respectively resumes right of divisions right or left shown slow to steerage-way ſº soon squadrons starboard steam steer steer N.E. Suppose TABLE triple column turning twelve van division vessels abreast wake
Page 5 - Captains are to look to their particular line as their rallying point. But, in case signals can neither be seen or perfectly understood, no captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy.
Page 220 - I will keep myself at a distance from the fire, if, with your accustomed valour, you carry disorder and confusion into the enemy's ranks ; but should victory appear for a moment uncertain, you shall see your Emperor expose himself to the first strokes; for victory must not be doubtful on this occasion, especially when the reputation of the French infantry is at stake, which is so dear an interest to the honour of the whole nation.