The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs, Volumen10

Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1841

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Página 4 - You will be pleased to acquaint the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Página 47 - ... prejudice any owner or part owner of such ship or vessel, or of any goods on board the same, or any person that...
Página 285 - Broth was another great article, of which we had a large supply. An ounce of this to each man, or such other proportion as...
Página 775 - The Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal granting the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland unto Henr}' Baron Brougham and Vaux, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten...
Página 27 - ... and the prevalence of the deadly miasma, to which we were nightly exposed from the surrounding swamps. The horrid sickening stench of this miasma must be experienced to be conceived : no description of it can convey to the mind the wretched sensation that is felt for some time before and after daybreak.
Página 286 - It was my first care to procure whatever of any kind could be met with, by every means in my power ; and to oblige our people to make use thereof, both by my example and authority ; but the benefits arising from refreshments of any kind soon became so obvious, that I had little occasion to recommend the one, or to exert the other.
Página 374 - During these experiments we experienced a heavy shower of rain; but we were so interested by the awful sight before us that we did not care for getting wet. On the opposite side, near a large stone, was the skeleton of a human being, who must have perished on his back, with his right hand under his head.
Página 285 - The crew were at three watches, except upon some extraordinary occasions. By this means they were not so much exposed to the weather as if they had been at watch and watch; and had generally dry clothes to shift themselves, when they happened to get wet.
Página 81 - ... a strong tower, into which the enemy had retreated ; and their appearance, together with the severe fire from the ships, induced the governor to hoist a flag of truce, and agree to the proposed capitulation. I have much pleasure in informing you, that this service has been...
Página 285 - ... with pease and vegetables for dinner. It enabled us to make several nourishing and wholesome messes, and was the means of making the people eat a greater quantity of vegetables than they would otherwise have done.

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