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" Shoals), flanked by numerous gunboats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an Island in their Van ; but nothing could withstand the Squadron your Lordship did me the honour to place under my command. "
Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge... - Page 246
1837
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 34

1798 - 488 pages
...The enemy were moored in a ftrong line of battle for defending the entrance of the Bay (of Shoals) flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an Iflani in their van ; but nothing could with- . Itand the fquadron your Lordlhip did me the honour...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 1

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - 1799 - 640 pages
...and standing in for the enemy's fleet in a close line of battle. As all the officers of our squadron were totally unacquainted with Aboukir Bay, each ship...in. The enemy appeared to be moored in a strong and compaft line of battle, close in with the shore, their line dcicribing an obtuse angle in its form,...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 19

1799 - 958 pages
...The enemy were moored in a ftrong line of battle for defending the entrance of the bay (of Shoals) flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an ifland in their van; but nothing could withftand the fquadron your lordfliip did me the honour to place...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 40

1800 - 800 pages
...The enemy were moored in a ftrong line of battle, for defending the entrance' of the bay (of fhoab), flanked by numerous gunboats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars, on an. ifland in their van ; tut nothing could with fland the fquadron your lordihip did me the honour to...
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A Voyage Up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure: One of ...

Cooper Willyams - 1802 - 442 pages
...The enemy were moored in a ftrong line of battle for defending the entrance of the Bay (of fhoals), flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an ifland in their van; but nothing could withftand the fquadron your Lordfhip did me the honour to place...
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The British trident; or, Register of naval actions, from ... the ..., Volume 4

Archibald Duncan - 1805 - 480 pages
...forward. The fleet carrying sail and standing in close line of battle for that of the enemy's, which appeared to be moored in a strong and compact line...battery of guns and mortars on an island in their van. The position of the enemy presented llie most formidable obstacles : but the admiral viewed these with...
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson, Volume 1

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806 - 430 pages
...and standing in for the enemy's fleet, in close line of battle. As all the officers of the squadron were totally unacquainted with Aboukir Bay, each ship...the shore ; their line describing an obtuse angle in it's form, flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an island...
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The Battle of Trafalgar: A Heroic Poem

William Hamilton Drummond - 1806 - 142 pages
...the French fleet was discovered moored in the bay of Aboukir. " As all the officers of our squadron were totally unacquainted with Aboukir bay, each ship...appeared to be moored in a strong and compact line of buttle, close in with the shore, the line describing an obtuse angle in its form, flanked by numerous...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1809 - 954 pages
...Nile. The enemy were moored in a strong line of battle for defending the entrance of the bay (of SboaU) flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and...battery of guns and mortars on an island in their van ; but nothing could withstand the squadron your lordshipdid me the honour to place under my command....
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...the officers of the squadron ilvere totally unacquainted with Aboukir bay, each ship kept sonndiug as she stood in. The enemy appeared to be moored ,...describing an obtuse angle in its form, flanked by nurnerous gun-boats, 'folir frigates, and a battery cf guns and mortars tan an island in their van....
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