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An Account of the Capture of the Armed Cutter, Rose, 13 October 1800

Posted by Helen Watt, on October 23rd, 2018

In 1794, the British Royal Navy took into its forces the hired armed cutter, Rose (10), one of many such small vessels used to augment the strength of the navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815. Vessels such as these were used for routine tasks such as carrying despatches and reconnaissance and convoy... Become A Member

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