Memorandum by Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood reporting an action between the British and the enemy fleets around Lynnhaven Bay, and describing, in his opinion, the errors made by the British fleet.

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Title

Memorandum by Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood reporting an action between the British and the enemy fleets around Lynnhaven Bay, and describing, in his opinion, the errors made by the British fleet.

Date Created

6 September 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Description

'Yesterday the British fleet had a rich and most delightful harvest of Glory presented to it, but omitted to gather it, in more instances than one.'

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0643