Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Rear-Adm. Joshua Rowley further to 0738, reporting that he had intended to 'take my Stand' off Caicos island but has since learned that the French ships do not tend to return that way, describing his current strength of ships and requesting Rowley to send him all the serviceable ships of the line from Port Royal, and noting that all the French troops in America are currently in Boston for embarkation.

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Title

Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Lord Hood to Rear-Adm. Joshua Rowley further to 0738, reporting that he had intended to 'take my Stand' off Caicos island but has since learned that the French ships do not tend to return that way, describing his current strength of ships and requesting Rowley to send him all the serviceable ships of the line from Port Royal, and noting that all the French troops in America are currently in Boston for embarkation.

Date Created

27 November 1782

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Lord

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0739