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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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Episodes from Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Sailors - 1907 - 83 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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Nelson and Other Naval Studies

James Richard Thursfield - Great Britain - 1909 - 384 pages
...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." Here, again, is a manifest reminiscence of Nelson's own action at St. Vincent — for us, at any rate,...
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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909
...be that of a close and decisive action, will 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 Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 27

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...beyond alt others "; and he left his captains free from all hampering rules by telling them that " No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy." In short the execution was to be as circumstances should dictate, subject to the guiding...
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The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence

Alfred Thayer Mahan - Anglo-French War, 1778-1783 - 1913 - 280 pages
...It is like marching towards the sound of guns, or, to use Nelson's words, "In case signals cannot be understood, no captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy." The "In Case," however, needs also to be kept in mind; and that it was Nelson who said it. Utterances...
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Mahan on Naval Warfare: Selections from the Writing of Rear Admiral Alfred T ...

Alfred Thayer Mahan - Naval art and science - 1918 - 372 pages
...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, Wind.1...
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Mahan on Naval Warfare: Selections from the Writing of Rear Admiral Alfred T ...

Alfred Thayer Mahan - Naval art and science - 1918 - 372 pages
...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, Wind.1...
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The Campaign of Trafalgar, Volume 2

Julian Stafford Corbett - Trafalgar, Battle of, 1805 - 1919
...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. 1 Of the intended attack from to windward. The enemy in the line of battle ready to receive an attack....
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...be that of a close and decisive action, would supply any deficiency of signals, and act accordingly. itering. Though the sedge is wrong, if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy." One of the last orders of this admirable...
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Nelson and Other Naval Studies

James Richard Thursfield - Great Britain - 1920 - 373 pages
...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." It has indeed been said that the day HOW TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM 71 would have been equally well won,...
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