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" I have no doubt he would soon have drifted out of gun-shot, before he discovered we had anchored, had not the hawser unfortunately parted. My ship had taken fire several times during the action, but alarmingly so forward and aft at this moment ; the flames... "
The American Mariners: Or, The Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem ... Prefixed is ... - Página 320
por John Davis - 1822 - 384 páginas
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Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean, Volumen1

David Porter - 1822 - 326 páginas
...much crippled and unable to : hold his own, I have no doubt he would soon have drifted out of gun shot before he discovered we had anchored, had not the...forward and aft ; at this moment, the flames were burstiug up each hatchway, and no hopes were entertained of saving her ; our distance from the shore...
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Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States ...

John Brannan - 1823 - 510 páginas
...and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore directed a hawser to be bent to the sheet anchor, and the anchor to be cut from the bows to bring her...saving her ; our distance from the shore did not exceed three quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States ...

John Brannan - 1823 - 510 páginas
...and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore directed a hawser to be bent to the sheet anchor, and the anchor to be cut from the bows to bring her...saving her ; our distance from the shore did not exceed three quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States ...

John Brannan - 1823 - 510 páginas
...and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore directed a hawser to be bent to the sheet anchor, and the anchor to be cut from the bows to bring her...saving her; our distance from the shore did not exceed three quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States ...

John Brannan - 1823 - 510 páginas
...broadside to bear, and as the enemy was much crippled and unable to hold his own^ I have no doubt ne would soon have drifted out of gun-shot before he...saving her; our distance from the shore did not exceed three, quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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A Voyage in the South Seas, in the Years 1812, 1813, and 1814: With ...

David Porter - 1823 - 126 páginas
...much crippled and unable to hold his own, I have no doubt he would soon have drifted out of gun shot before he discovered we had anchored, had not the...saving her : our distance from the shore did not exceed three-quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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The Naval Monument: Containing Official and Other Accounts of All the ...

Abel Bowen - 1830 - 326 páginas
...much crippled and unable to hold his own, I have no doubt he would soon have drifted out of gun shot before he discovered we had anchored, had not the...several times during the action, but alarmingly so foreward and aft at this moment — flames were bursting up each hatchway, and no hopes were entertained...
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The Glory of America: Comprising Memoirs of the Lives and Glorious Exploits ...

R. Thomas (A.M.) - 1834 - 574 páginas
...and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore directed a hawser to be bent to the sheet anchor, and the anchor to be cut from the bows, to bring her...saving her ; our distance from the shore did not exceed three quarters of a mile, and I hoped many of my brave crew would be able to save themselves, should...
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The Glory of America: Comprising Memoirs of the Lives and Glorious Exploits ...

R. Thomas (A.M.) - 1843 - 574 páginas
...and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore directed a hawser to be bent to the sheet anchor, and the anchor to be cut from the bows, to bring her...saving her : our distance from the shore did not exceed three quarters of a mile. and I hoped many of my brave crew would 'be able to save themselves, should...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volumen5

1854
...was nrach crippled end unable to hold his own, I have no doubt he would hnvc drifted out of gun shot before he discovered we had anchored, had not the...unfortunately parted. My ship had taken fire several times teeth of a heavy fire of long eighteens, but cunnut impose upon any one else. Other accounts were received...
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