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Title: The royal navy : a history from the earliest times to the present
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Clowes, W. Laird (William Laird), Sir, 1856-1905 Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916 Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914 Wilson, Herbert Wrigley, 1866-1940 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Laughton, L. G. Carr (Leonard George Carr), 1871-
Subjects: Great Britain. Royal Navy
Publisher: London : S. Low, Marston and company, limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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ce But on neither ^ Certain ships had expended most of their shot at the attack on Gibraltar. SirGeorge seems to have taken no steps towards supplying their deficiency before theaction off Malaga. In future actions there will be a much more rapid expenditure ofprojectiles than in the past; and it will be of great importance to provide means toenable ships to quickly refill their magazines and shell-rooms. ^ Oraaf van Albemarle. Adm. Callenburgh was not in her at the time. ^ Such is certainly the general verdict; yet Byngs Memoirs contain some reflectionsupon their conduct. 170i.] THE BATTLE OF VELEZ MALAGA. 403 side was any ship taken. The x\nglo-Dutch, moreover, had no shipsunk or destroyed in the battle. The French, however, are beHevedto have lost the CJteval Marin and two galleys during the action,and the Fler, Excellent, Fortune, and Mercure in consequence of it.The loss of the Graaf van Alhemarle a.ppears to have been quiteunconnected with anything that happened on August 13th.^
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LIECTENAXT-ADMIKAL GEERIT VAN CALLENBURGII. (From the emjraviiii/ hi/ P. Tanje after the pktitre hi/ J. Vollevcns.) It was a drawn battle, and as usual, each side claimed it as avictory. The French sang a Te Dcuni in Paris in honour of their ^ Authorities for the battle of Malaga: Gazettes, 4054, 4058; Sir Geo. RookesAcct., pubd. by authority; Letter of Sir C. Shovell in Comp. Hist, of Europe for1704, 456 ; Mems. of (Byng) Lord Torrington, 147-163, and Pococks Journal in theApi^end.; Burchett, Xav. Hist. 677; Ste. Croix, Relat. de la Bataille; Papers ofDucasse, Langerou, DEstrees, Coetlogon, etc., in Arch, de la Marine ; Life of CaptainStephen Martin, 76-80 ; Disps. of Wassenaer, and Journs. and Disps. of Callenburgh ; Europ. Mercur. July-Dec. 1704, 256; Letter of K. Louis to Noailles; Life of Sir 2 D 2 404 MAJOR OPERATIONS, 1660-1714. [1704. triumph; Queen Anne conferred knighthoods on Rear-AdmiralsDilkes and Byng, and on Captain John Jennings, of the St. George,whose gallantry had b
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