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  • Collection: British Naval History collection

wrc06718.pdf
Order given to Vice-Admiral George Berkeley from the Admiralty written in January 1809. In the order, Vice-Admiral Berkeley is instructed to take the HMS Zealous, Elizabeth, Implacable, and Norge and their captains under his command.

wrc06719.pdf
Order given to Vice-Admiral Berkeley from the Admiralty written in February of 1809. In the order, Vice-Admiral Berkeley is instructed to take the HMS Barfluer and its captain under his command.

wrc06720.pdf
Order from the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral George Berkeley written in March of 1809. In the letter Vice-Admiral Berkeley is informed of the orders given to the HMS Loire and is instructed to take the ship under his command.

wrc06721.pdf
Order from the Admiralty Office to Captain Alexander Wilmot Schomberg of the HMS Loire written in 1809. In the letter, Captain Schomberg is instructed to sail to the western coast of Galicia and to provide support for the local inhabitants.

wrc06690.pdf
Orders written by Sir William Sidney Smith to Captain Prowse in 1806 ordering him to sail to the Bay of Policastro and report to the Vice President of Basilicata, Don Alessandro Mandarini, who was established at Maratea.

wrc06691.pdf
The London Times article about the Battle of Trafalgar. The details of the battle are reported such as which ships were damaged or sunk and details of Lord Nelson's last moments. A list of British marines killed or wounded is also included in theā€¦

wrc06690.pdf
Orders written by Sir William Sidney Smith to Captain Prowse instructing him to sail to the Bay of Policastro and report to the Vice President of Basilicata, Don Alessandro Mandarini, who was established at Maratea.