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" I parted my larboard cable and dragged my starboard anchor directly out to sea. Not a moment was to be lost in getting sail on the ship. The enemy were close in with the point forming the west side of the bay ; but on opening them, I saw a prospect of... "
Historical Sketches of the Late War, Between the United States and Great ... - Page 243
by John Lewis Thomson - 1816 - 359 pages
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Niles' National Register, Volume 6

1814
...passsing to windward, when 1 look in my top gallant-bails, which were set over single reefed lop-sails, and braced up for this purpose; but on rounding the...point, a heavy squall struck the ship and carried away IUT mam-top-mast, precipitating the men who * were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1814
...He accordingly took in his top gallant sails and braced up for the purpose, but most unfortunately on rounding the point a heavy squall struck the ship and carried away bee main top mast, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 4

Thomas H. Palmer - 1816
...but on opening them, I saw a prospect of passing to windward, when I took in my top-gallant-sails, which were set over single reefed top-sails, and braced...heavy squall struck the ship and carried away her main-top-mast, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now...
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The Examiner: Containing Political Essays on the Most Important ..., Volume 2

1814
...— but oh opening them, I saw a prospect of passing to winward, when I took in my tofgallantsails, which were set over single reefed topsails, and braced...heavy (squall struck the ship and carried away her inaintopmnst, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now gave...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 4

Thomas H. Palmer - 1816
...but on opening them, I saw a prospect of passing to windward, when I took in my top-gallant-sails, which were set over single reefed top-sails, and braced up for this purpose; but r..i rounding the point a heavy squall struck the ship and carried away her main-top-mast, precipitating...
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Collection of the Official Accounts, in Detail, of All the Battles Fought by ...

Heman Allen Fay - 1817 - 295 pages
...the enemy were close in with the point, forming the west side of the bay ; but, on opening them, 1 saw a prospect of passing to windward — when I took...struck the ship, and carried away her main top-mast, preciptating the men, who were aloft, into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now gave chase to...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ...

Thomas Wilson - 1817
...prospect of passing to windward, when I took in my top-gallant sails, which were set over .single-reefed topsails, and braced up for this purpose ; but on rounding the point, a heaty squall struck the ship and carried away her maintop mast, precipitating the. men who we ie aloft...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ...

Thomas Wilson - 1819
...prospect of passing to windward, when I took in my top-gallant sails, which were set over single-reefed topsails, and braced up for this purpose ; but on...heavy squall struck the ship and carried away her maintop mast, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now gave...
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Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean, Volume 1

David Porter - 1822 - 326 pages
...the southward, when I parted my larboard cable and dragged my starboard anchor directly out to sea. Not a moment was to be lost in getting sail on the...heavy squall struck the ship and carried away her maintop-mast, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now gave...
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The American Mariners; Or, the Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem. Prefixed is a ...

John Davis - 1823 - 384 pages
...prospect of passing to-windward, when I took in my top-gallant-sails, which were set over singlereefed top-sails, .and braced up for this purpose ; but,...heavy squall struck the ship, and carried away her main-top-mast, precipitating the men who were aloft into the sea, who were drowned. Both ships now...
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