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Lieutenant John Quilliam and the Loss of HMS Ethalion, 1799

Posted by Andrew Bond, on May 6th, 2014

A narrative from the court-martial of captain John Clarke Searle relating the loss of HMS Ethalion in 1799. This account of the loss of the 38-gun frigate HMS Ethalion off Brest in 1799 was presented to the subsequent court-martial by her captain, John Clarke Searle.[1] For obvious reasons, no Captain’s, Master’s or Lieutenants’ Logs from the Ethalion covering... Become A Member

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