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" 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. "
FLEET TACTICS UNDER STEAM - Page 5
by FOXHALL A. PARKER - 1870
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 14

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - Naval art and science - 1805
...ti Distances will admit. Captains are to look to their particular line, as their rallying point; but in case signals cannot be seen, or clearly understood,...if he places his Ship alongside that of an enemy. The divisions of the British fleet will be brought nearly within gun-shot of the enemy's centre. The...
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The British trident; or, Register of naval actions, from ... the ..., Volume 5

Archibald Duncan - 1806
...circumstances will admit. Captains are to look to their particular line as their rallying point; but in case signals cannot be seen, or clearly understood,...very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an tntmy. ( Advanced squadron . . 8 British Divisions < Weather line .... iff (Lee line . 16" Enemy ...................
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson, Volume 2

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
...circumstances will admit. Captains are to look to their particular line as their rallying point ; but, in case signals cannot be seen, or clearly understood, no captain can do wrong, if he places his skip alongside that of an enemy. f Advanced Squadron 81 British Divisions <...
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Authentic narrative of the death of lord Nelson

sir William Beatty - 1807 - 99 pages
...circumstances will admit. Captains are to look to their particular line as their rallying-point ; but in case signals cannot be seen or clearly understood,...if he places his ship alongside that of an Enemy. PLAN of the intended attack from to-windward, the Enemy in line of battle ready to receive an attack:...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1813
...that of a close and decisive action, " would supply any deficiency of signals, and act accordingly. In case signals cannot be seen or clearly understood, no " captain can do wrong if he places his " ship alongside that of an enemy." One of the last orders of this admirable...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Year MDCCLXXXIII to MDCCCXXII.

Edward Pelham Brenton - Great Britain - 1824
...the circumstances will admit. Captains are to look to their particular line as a rallying point, but in case signals cannot be seen or clearly understood, no captain can do wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy. If the enemy's fleet are discovered in line...
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The Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1830 - 309 pages
...be that of a close and decisive action, would supply any deficiency of signals, and act accordingly. In case signals cannot be seen or clearly understood, no captain can do wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy." One of the last orders of this admirable man...
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The History of England, Volume 5

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1835
...of signals, and they would act accordingly : his concluding remark is truly worthy of record : — ' In case signals cannot be seen or clearly understood, no captain can do wrong, if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy.' At half past nine on the morning of the nineteenth,...
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The naval service, or, officer's manual for every grade in his majesty's ships

William Nugent Glascock - Great Britain - 1836
...particular line as their rallying point ; but in case signals can neither be seen nor be perfectly understood, no captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy ! " FINIS. INDEX TO VOL. II. GUNNER. PAGE Arms, Cleaning 35 Breechings, Spare 35 Carronades and Slides...
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The life of Nelson revised and illustrated, by the Old Sailor

Horatio Nelson Nelson (Viscount), Matthew Henry Barker - 1836 - 80 pages
...their particular line as their rallying point ; but, in case signals can neither be seen nor .perfectly understood, no captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy. KE Nelson's Instructions to his Officers. "Of the intended attack from to windward, the enemy in line...
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