Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé concerning his action against a larger French fleet on 29 and 30 April, and Sir George Rodney's conduct afterwards, commenting 'there is no truth in the man' [Rodney], and suggesting that Rodney should have engaged the smaller enemy fleet at Tobago before the larger French fleet had appeared.

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé concerning his action against a larger French fleet on 29 and 30 April, and Sir George Rodney's conduct afterwards, commenting 'there is no truth in the man' [Rodney], and suggesting that Rodney should have engaged the smaller enemy fleet at Tobago before the larger French fleet had appeared.

Date Created

26 June 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0628