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A seaman"s remarks on the British ships of the line

Hawke, Edward Hawke Baron

A seaman"s remarks on the British ships of the line

from the 1st of January, 1756, to the 1st of January, 1782. With some occasional observations on the fleet of the House of Bourbon.

by Hawke, Edward Hawke Baron

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Published by printed in the year in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1017, no. 20.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],35,[1]p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16980009M

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