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" Gambier's court-martial, his lordship was induced to anchor so far off, because, "as the enemy were on shore, he did not think it necessary to run any unnecessary risk of the fleet, when the object of their destruction seemed to be already obtained... "
The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in ... - Página 112
por William James - 1837
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Minutes of a Court Martial Holden on Board His Majesty's Ship Gladiator: In ...

James Gambier Baron Gambier, William Brodie Gurney - 1809 - 255 páginas
...intention to have gone against the hatteries I now speak of, with the Caledonia and some other ship ; but as the enemy were• on shore, he did not think it...of their destruction seemed to be already obtained. Q. Did you, on the 12th of April, know of the safe anchorage you have now described for line-of-hattle...
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Notes on the Minutes of a Court Martial Holden on Board His Majesty's Ship ...

Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald - 1810 - 307 páginas
...have gone " against the batteries, I now speak of, with the Caledonia, and " some oth«r ship; BUT AS THE ENEMY WERE ON SHORE, he " did not think it necessary to run any unnecessary risk of the "flett, WHEN THE OBJECT OF THEIR DESTRUCTION " SEEMED TO BE ALREADY OBTAINED." ! ! ! (p. 222.) Here...
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The naval history of Great Britain, from ... 1793, to ... 1820 ..., Volumen4

William James - 1859
...run into Aix roads ; but, according to the evidence of Captain Broughton, examined at Lord Gambler's court-martial, his lordship was induced to anchor...the object of their destruction seemed to be already obtained."1 As a further proof that the British admiral, whatever may have been his original intention,...
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The Autobiography of a Seaman, Volumen2

Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald, George Butler Earp, William Jackson - 1860 - 452 páginas
...(at this council) it had been his intention to have gone against the batteries I now speak of, but as the enemy were on shore he did not think it necessary...of their destruction seemed to be already obtained" (Minutes, pp. 221, 222.) That is, he admits my exertions to have destroyed the French fleet, (which...
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The life and daring exploits of lord Dundonald [by J. M'Gilchrist].

John McGilchrist - 1861 - 224 páginas
...same morning say, it had been his intention to have gone against the batteries I now speak of, but as the enemy were on shore he did not think it necessary...their destruction seemed to be already obtained." By a singular coincidence, more than fifty years before Lord Cochrane's exploit in the Basque Roads,...
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Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains

William James - 2003 - 256 páginas
...reanchored, in 12 and 13 fathoms' water, at the distance of three miles from the flagstaff on lsle d'Aix, and consequently of about six miles from the...idea of employing the fleet to cannonade the works on lsle d'Aix. or the French ships aground on the Palles shoal. Lord Gambler did not make the customary...
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The Line Upon a Wind: The Great War at Sea, 1793-1815

Noel Mostert - 2008 - 800 páginas
...destroy the French fleet was that 'as the enemy was on shore, he did not think it necessary to run an unnecessary risk of the fleet, when the object of their destruction seemed to be already obtained'. At one pm on the 12th Cochrane took it upon himself to do what Gambier appeared unwilling to do. He...
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