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Post Number:#1  PostPosted: 28 Sep 2016 13:21 
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652 English fleet of 68 ships,under Robert Blake, defeats Dutch fleet of 62 ships, under Vice-Admiral Witte de With, at the Battle of Kentish Knock, off the mouth of the Thames. top
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HMS Blanche (32), Cptn. John Ayscough, wrecked after grounding several times in the Texel.

HMS Fox (18), Lt. James Woolridge, wrecked in St. George's Sound, Gulf of Mexico. The crew were stranded on the reef for 32 days.

1805 Nelson joins Collingwood in blockading Cadiz
1807 HMS Louisa (14), Lt. Joseph Hoy, engaged French privateer Le Marsouin (14)
1810 Boats of HMS Rambler (14), Robert Hall, defeated French Dragoons and took a privateer in the river at Barbate that they were protecting.
1822 Sloop-of-war USS Peacock (22), Cdr. Cassis, captures 5 pirate vessels at Funda Bay
1850 Congress outlaws flogging on US Navy ships



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1850 Congress outlaws flogging on US Navy ships.
Dam, they should have kept it, yanks need a good flogging now and again. th_lmao1-vi.gif th_lmao1-vi.gif th_lmao1-vi.gif th_lmao1-vi.gif



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