Copy of Orders from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Capt. F. Parry ordering him to proceed with the ships under his command to the island of Mayaguana to watch out for enemy squadrons and, on discovering any, to join Hood immediately; and to direct the Commander of L'Amiable, should they meet, to survey the Turks Island passage while Parry surveys the Caicos passage.

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Title

Copy of Orders from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Capt. F. Parry ordering him to proceed with the ships under his command to the island of Mayaguana to watch out for enemy squadrons and, on discovering any, to join Hood immediately; and to direct the Commander of L'Amiable, should they meet, to survey the Turks Island passage while Parry surveys the Caicos passage.

Date Created

9 December 1782

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Lord

Description

Parry is to remain at this station 'as long as your water will last'.

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0744