Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Adm. Hugh Pigot remarking on dispatches suggesting Jamaica is under threat of attack and that he (Hood) is at risk of being 'abominably thrashed', reporting that he will endeavour to ascertain the whereabouts of the Spanish squadron, but will be careful of engaging with them if it is near a port where a superior enemy fleet may be based.

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Title

Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Adm. Hugh Pigot remarking on dispatches suggesting Jamaica is under threat of attack and that he (Hood) is at risk of being 'abominably thrashed', reporting that he will endeavour to ascertain the whereabouts of the Spanish squadron, but will be careful of engaging with them if it is near a port where a superior enemy fleet may be based.

Date Created

4 December 1782

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Lord

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0740