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Fairborne, Stafford, Sir, -1742


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Chart of "Line of Batle [sic]" with instructions

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P517

Chart of "Line of Batle [sic]" with instructions for communication by signals, sent by Vice-Admiral Sir Stafford Fairborne, commanding twelve Royal Navy ships in the North Atlantic off Kingsale, Ireland, to Captain Miles [i.e. Josian Mighells] in preparation for British battle with French ships during the Spanish War of Succession. Written aboard the HMS Medway in the North Atlantic, off the coast of Kingsale, Ireland.

Dates: June 4, 1704