Narrative of the Naval Operations in Ava, During the Burmese War, in 1824,1825, and 1826 John Marshall

ISBN: 9781150687389

Published: January 17th 2012

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108 pages


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Narrative of the Naval Operations in Ava, During the Burmese War, in 1824,1825, and 1826  by  John            Marshall

Narrative of the Naval Operations in Ava, During the Burmese War, in 1824,1825, and 1826 by John Marshall
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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: .... t now beg leave to acknowledge myMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: .... t now beg leave to acknowledge my obligations to Captain Alexander, C.

li., senior naval officer, and commanding the flotilla, for his hearty and cordial co-operation on all occasions since we have served together, and for his very great exertions on the present occasion, in bringing up stores and provisions. Since we have been before Donoobew, eleven of the enemys large class war-boats have been captured by our advanced boats, under his own immediate orders- making, with others, evacuated by their crews, thirty-eight first-rate war-boats now in our possession- and I have every reason to think that only five of the large squadron, the enemy had stationed at this place, have succeeded in escaping.

A vast number of other boats, of an excellent description, have also fallen into our hands. By Brigadier-General Cotton, and all the officers embarked, the zeal and incessant labour of His Majestys navy are mentioned in terms of high admiration. The following is an extract from Captain Alexanders official report to Captain Coe, dated April 2, 1825: .

In my former despatch, dated Feb. 24th, I gave you the names of all officers and young gentlemen commanding boats, and I again request you will be pleased to recommend them to the favorable attention of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, with the seamen and marines I have had the pleasure to command, their conduct having been such as to merit the highest encomiums--their privations, hardships, and fatigue, during upwards of six weeks, by day and night, in open boats, have been borne with cheerfulness, and every duty performed with alacrity.

Of Captain Chads I can only say, he has fully supported his former character, and has my best thanks. I trust I may be allowed to name my first Lieutenant, Smitb, an a...



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