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  HMS Prince (1788) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Prince (1788) a 98-gun 2nd rate ship of the line which fought at the Battle of Trafalgar.
The name Prince was common usage for the ship's actual name Prince of Wales.
This was the second of seven ships to bear the name Prince of Wales and was broken up in 1822.
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 1788 [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On January 26, 1788, they established the first European settlement on the continent at Sydney Cove (now the site of the city of Sydney) in Port Jackson after Phillip decided that Botany Bay was not suitable for settlement due to a...
Prince of England and of Scotland, Duke of York, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
December 14 - Charles III of SpainCharles III (January 20, 1716 - December 14, 1788) was king of Spain from 1759 to 1788.
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 Prince - Tree For All
Like others of her class she was a poor sailor and in 1796 during a refit, Prince was cut in half and lengthened by 17 ft. though without any improvement in her sailing qualities.
She engaged the French Achilles (74 guns) and the Spanish Principe de Asturias (112 guns), and shortly afterwards the Achilles was observed to be on fire in one of the mast tops, probably from the discharge of the muskets of the sharpshooters stationed on the top.
The Prince meanwhile boarded and took the surrender of the Spanish Santissima Trinidad (140 guns) and then took her in tow to try to reach Gibraltar.
www.treeforall.org.uk /trafalgar/TrafalgarWoods/Otherwoods/Prince   (616 words)

  
 St John's Church, Boldre, New Forest, Hampshire, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HMS Hood (Captain R. Kerr CBE RN), flagship of Vice Admiral L. Holland CB, was at sea during the afternoon of 23rd May 1941, off the south west corner of Iceland.
In company with HMS Prince of Wales, and screened by her destroyers, Antelope, Achates, Anthony, Electra, Echo and Icarus, the force was searching for the German battleship, Bismarck, and her escort, the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen.
Fire was opened at 05.53 and Bismarck's fifth salvo was mortal; at 06.00 HMS Hood blew up and sank within two minutes in position 63 degrees 20' N,31 degrees 50' W. She took with her the Admiral and 1,416 officers and men.
www.aaka92.ukgateway.net /Boldre.html   (5828 words)

  
 Royal Navy: History
A new HMS Echo was launched at Liverpool in October 1782, name ship of a class of 16-gun ship-rigged sloops; she was the first vessel specifically designed to carry the new carronades.
The next HMS Echo, the fifth of the name, was a ‘Cruiser’ Class brig-rigged sloop, one of more than a hundred built to the same design; 100 ft length on deck, 382 tons, armed with sixteen broadside 32 pdr carronades and a pair of 6 pdr chase guns.
She was one of the small ships of the Inshore Survey Squadron, with HMS Enterprize and HMS Egeria, and her career was spent in the vital and technically challenging task of hydrographic survey of the seas, sandbanks and coastlines of the East Coast and Eastern English Channel.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /static/pages/3497.html   (1586 words)

  
 HMS Prince - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Prince   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HMS Prince - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Prince.
Here you will find more informations about HMS Prince.
Prince was a 2nd rate ship of the line of 98 guns.
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 HMS Powerful - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Powerful   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HMS Powerful - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation HMS Powerful.
Here you will find more informations about HMS Powerful.
She was not in the Black Sea or the Baltic during the period of the Crimean war 1854-1856."
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 Other Exeters
HMS Exeter's officers and crew are given the Freedom of the City of Exeter
The third HMS Exeter was responsible for four Battle Honours in 1782 at Sadras, Providien, Negapatam and Trincomalee.
During early 1941, HMS Exeter was engaged in the search for the Bismark in the Denmark Strait and then was draughted into escort duty at Greenock for a convoy heading for the Middle East.
www.exetermemories.co.uk /em/OtherExeters.html   (1107 words)

  
 A Midshipman's War - Stories
HMS Orion, a 76 gun ship on two fighting decks, fought the French “Patriote” but did not sink her.
HMS Vanguard of the same class was Nelson’s flagship at the battle of the Nile..
It was HMS Nile built in 1839, a 2,600 ton converted sailing/screw ship with an armament of 10X8inch guns and 82x30 pounders with a length of 205 feet and depth of 54 feet.
www3.bc.sympatico.ca /FrankWade/stories.html   (9094 words)

  
 wwwlive's Information about Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
March, 1788: Governor Phillip orders that no trees be cut down within 15 metres of the stream that runs into Sydney Cove.
30th May, 1788: Two rushcutters, William Okey and Samuel Davis, were found dead, pierced with spears and beaten in reprisal for stealing a canoe belonging to the Aborigines.
For seven days each received 7lbs of bread or in lieu thereof 7lbs of flour, 7 lbs of beef or in lieu therof pork, 3 pints of pease, 6 oz of butter, 1 pound of flour or in lieu thereof 12lbs of rice.
www.bendigolive.com /aust/austhist.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Curtin, who became Prime Minister eight weeks before the Imperial Japanese Navy's attack on Pearl Harbor, was finally prompted to adopt the Statute in 1942 after the disastrous Battle of Singapore and the sinking of the HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse.
Prior conservative governments had asserted that British military forces would be able to protect Australia, but Curtin, along with External Affairs Minister Doc Evatt, thought that focusing on an alliance with the United States would be more valuable.
The Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse was a World War II naval engagement which illustrated the effectiveness of aerial attacks against naval forces that were not protected by air cover and the resulting importance of including an aircraft carrier in any major fleet action.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Statute-of-Westminster-Adoption-Act-1942   (3420 words)

  
 NOTABLE DATES IN HISTORY
Prince Charles Edward Stewart's standard unfurled at Glenfinnan to start the most famous Jacobite Rising which ended tragically on the field of Culloden on 16 April 1746.
Hanovarian army under the command of John Cope were surprised and overwhelmingly defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stewart in the Battle of Prestonpans.
HMS Hawke was sunk off the east coast of Scotland by submarine action and more than 400 of her crew perished.
www.burkes-peerage.net /sites/scotland/esnews/es1101.asp   (6374 words)

  
 Timeline 1780-1789
1785 Prince George of England after mentioning to his wife that he liked her right eye, was presented with a Christmas painting of the eye.
1788 Sep 15, An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1788 Dec 23, Maryland voted to cede a 100-square-mile area for the seat of the national government; about two-thirds of the area became the District of Columbia.
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 British 'Firsts'
At the end of the 20th Century, Andy Green became the first to break the sound barrier in a car and into the 21st Century Jim Shekhdar became the first person to row across the pacific ocean.
There is some evidence to suggest that the first European to discover the American mainland was the Welsh Prince Madoc and later the Vikings.
For his contribution to analytic chemistry and the study of atomic theory he was awarded the 1922 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /Britain/firsts.htm   (6864 words)

  
 boldrech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In company with HMS Prince of Wales, and screened by her destroyers.
The artist has depicted HMS Hood as seen from the quarter deck of a destroyer on the starboard wing of her close screen.
In 1984 a Tampion for preventing sea-water from entering the 15 inch gun barrels was presented by Lady Binnie, widow of a former captain of HMS Hood.
www.southernlife.org.uk /boldrech.htm   (5840 words)

  
 H.M.S. ASTREA
In December 1782 the ASTREA was cruising in company with her sister ship HMS QUEBEC, and the somewhat larger HMS DIOMEDE, a fourth-rate vessel built the same year as ASTREA.
H.M.S. Two months later on the 22nd of June, while ASTREA was cruising with a fleet of 25 vessels commanded by Admiral Bridport on board the magnificent first-rate vessel ROYAL GEORGE, a French fleet consisting of 23 vessels was sighted.
The only perceptive change occurs close inshore were the current may increase to 0.6 knot in places and far offshore where it has been recorded at the rate of only 0.4 knot during certain parts of the year.
www.blytmann.com /astrea/astrea.htm   (5029 words)

  
 Other ships named Prince of Wales and Repulse
Built at the Thames in 1786, the "Prince of Wales" operated in England until 1797 when her registration was transferred to Fort Royal, Martinique.
A HMS Prince of Wales took part in the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805.
The purpose of the expedition was to determine the exact position of the mouth of the river and map the shore of the Polar Sea to the eastward.
www.forcez-survivors.org.uk /historical/pow.html   (1300 words)

  
 Danish Ships-of-the-Line (1801-1873)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Was taken by the British after the siege and shelling of Copenhagen in 1807.
Was destroyed by the British at the Naval Dock Yard in Copenhagen.
Was captured by the British during the battle at Copenhagen Roads.
www.navalhistory.dk /English/Naval_Lists/Fleetlist_ShipsOfTheLine.htm   (523 words)

  
 MAY
1773: Birth of Prince Clemens Lothar Metternich, Prince of the Austrian Empire.
She married Prince Albert in 1840 and had four sons and five daughters.
1941: The German battleship, Bismarck, was sunk by aircraft from the Ark Royal, and HMS Rodney, Prince of Wales and King George V.
www.camelotintl.com /365_days/may.html   (11647 words)

  
 Prince
1942 Alexander EHAML, prince of the Belgians/son of Leopold III
1818 [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of the Netherlands/general-major
1707 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/p/prince.html   (4429 words)

  
 HMS Supply   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eight vessels of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Supply.
The third Supply was 150 tons and had a crew of 50 in its voyage with the First Fleet.
It arrived in Botany Bay on 18 January 1788.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/H/HMS-Supply.htm   (156 words)

  
 PORT JACKSON (SYDNEY HARBOUR) - SHIPWRECKS
The First Fleet entered the harbour on 26 January 1788, and it could be said, 'the rest is history'.
She was refloated with the assistance of HMS Fly and sailed for port Macquarie on 3 Ocrober 1826.
Refloated withh assistance from HMS Tamar, but found to be unseaworthy, and purchased by the colonial authorities and converted to a prison hulk for convicts awaiting transportation to Norfolk island, Moreton Bay and other penal settlements.
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 The Midshipman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rivers joined Victory as a volunteer on 4th May 1803 and after Trafalgar he joined HMS Prince of Orange on 10th January 1806.
He was born in Portsea (Portsmouth) in 1788 and was a Midshipman on the Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar 21st October 1805.
He was badly wounded in the battle and had to have the lower part of his left leg removed.
www.twogreens.com /wakeup/peopleonboard/mishipmn.htm   (254 words)

  
 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
On arriving in North America Guy claimed that Sir William Johnson, the British superintendent of northern Indians, was his uncle but their relationship was probably more distant.
In 1783 he turned over the Indian department to Sir John Johnson, who after 1778 had become Haldimand’s chief adviser on Indian affairs, and returned to England to obtain restitution for property confiscated by the rebels.
There is a portrait of Johnson by Benjamin West in the National Gallery of Art (Washington) and one by an unknown painter in the N.Y. State Hist.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=36095&query=   (713 words)

  
 Hordern House
[and] The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur...
GRAHAM, Maria, compiler Voyage of HMS Blonde to the Sandwich Islands...
[PRINCE OF WALES CO.] The Engine House of the Prince of Wales Co., D.M. Hopkins, 1865.
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 Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy, M1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
BU 1810) 1788 Renamed CAMEL and used as a store-ship.
Subsequently she supported the garrison under the Prince of Hesse at Gaeta which was being besieged by Marshal Massena with 30,000 men.
On 18 May 1806, when a French row-boat and several other small boats were seen near the shore, Capt. PARKER sent off a 6-oared cutter in pursuit.
www.cronab.demon.co.uk /M1.HTM   (17216 words)

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