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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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Tales of the Wars; Or, Naval and Military Chronicle: To which is ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1836
...be that of close and decisive action, would supply any deficiency by 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 Naval History of Great Britain: From the Declaration of War by ..., Volume 4

William James - Great Britain - 1837
...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. -British Enemy. " The divisions of the British fleet will be brought nearly within gun-shot of the...
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The life of Horatio lord viscount Nelson

1838
...rear of their fleet. * * 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 ship alongside that of an enemy." The commanders of the combined fleet had received...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 6

Child rearing - 1843
...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...
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The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes ..., Volume 7

Horatio Nelson (1st visct.) - 1846
...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. Of the intended attack from to windward, the Enemy in Line of Battle ready to receive an attack, The...
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The History of England, from the Accession of George III, 1760, to ..., Volume 5

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1846
...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.' *" 7 Life of Lord Collingwood, vol. ip 156....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 19

American literature - 1850
...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 his enemy." Villeneuve's circular said, Tout capitaine eat a son posle, s'ilesl au feu. M. Thiers takes...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19

1850
...their particular Hn< 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 his enemy." Ville neuve's circular said, Tout capitaine est a soi poste, s'il est au fen. M. Thiers...
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England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French ...

William Freke Williams - 1854
...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 of an enemy. If the enemy's fleet are discovered in line of battle...
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The history of England, by D. Hume, continued by T. Smollett, and to the ...

David Hume - 1859
...particular line as their rallying point ; but in case signals cannot be seen clearly or understood, n0 captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy." At length the day which Nelson had long looked for arrived. On the 19th, signal was made by the " Mars,"...
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