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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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A History of the War Between Great Britain and the United States of America ...

Gilbert Auchinleck - 1855 - 408 páginas
...was much erippled and unable to hold his own, I have no doubt he would have 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, bu cannot impose upon any one else. Other accounts were received...
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The American Navy : Being an Authentic History of the United States Navy ...

Charles Jacobs Peterson - 1857 - 545 páginas
...during his return. The slaughter on board my ship had now become horrible, the enemy continuing to rake us, and we unable to bring a gun to bear. I therefore...but alarmingly so forward and aft at this moment; flames were bursting up each hatchway, and no hopes were entertained of saving her. Our distance from...
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THREESCORE YEARS: AN AUTOBIOGRAHY

1857
...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...but alarmingly so forward and aft at this moment— flames were bursting up each hatchway, and no hopes were entertained of saving her. Our distance from...
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Threescore Years: An Autobiography, Containing Incidents of Voyages and ...

Samuel F. Holbrook - 1857 - 504 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...action, but alarmingly so forward and aft at this moment—flames were bursting up each hatchway, and no hopes were entertained of saving her. Our distance...
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History of the War of the United States with Great Britain in 1812, and of ...

John Lewis Thomson - 1887 - 656 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...ship had taken fire several times during the action, bin alarmingly so forward and aft at this moment, the names were 314 ATTACK ON THE ESSEX. bursting...
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