Spanish Vessels

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French Frigate Franchise (1798) - British Service
... Murray reported that " is supposed to be the fastest, sailing Vessel in those Seas." Lastly, on 24 December, Franchise was in company with Pelican when they ... Franchise was among the vessels that shared in the prize money ... Later that month, Franchise's boats captured the Spanish privateer felucca General Ferrand on 25 October ...
Battle Of Cape St Vincent (1797) - Battle - 3:00 P.m.
... and with little option but to board the Spanish vessels ... Captain opened fire on the Spanish vessels with her larboard (port) side broadside and then put the helm over and hooked her larboard cat-head with ... Abbey or Glorious Victory!", Nelson ordered his boarders to cross the first Spanish ship onto the second ...

Famous quotes containing the words vessels and/or spanish:

    Just as bones, tissues, intestines, and blood vessels are enclosed in a skin that makes it possible to bear the sight of a human being, so the agitations and passions of the soul are wrapped up in vanity: it is the soul’s skin.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The Bermudas are said to have been discovered by a Spanish ship of that name which was wrecked on them.... Yet at the very first planting of them with some sixty persons, in 1612, the first governor, the same year, “built and laid the foundation of eight or nine forts.” To be ready, one would say, to entertain the first ship’s company that should be next shipwrecked on to them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)