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  Cruwys news: February 2007
Jeremiah's plans for Longleat were published in 1792 and that same year he also produced "A Plan of the Division of that part of Road [Rode] Common which lies within the Manor of Road and North Bradley in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts".
He was at the first Battle of Copenhagen on 2nd April 1801 and was a midshipman on the HMS Tonnant at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805.
He subsequently became a Lieutenant and was involved in the dramatic rescue of the officers and crew of the Nightingale when it ran into trouble off the coast of the Isle of Wight in 1829.
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  HMS Tonnant (1792) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Tonnant was a 3rd rate ship of the line of 80 guns, built in 1792 as the French ship Tonnant ("Thundering").
She fought in the battles of Genoa (14 March 1795) and the Nile (1 August 1798), where she was captured by the British.
In the war of 1812 she was at the Battle of New Orleans.
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 Bellerophon - Tree For All
HMS Bellerophon was built in Frindsbury, near Rochester in Kent, and launched in 1786 so that by the battle of Trafalgar she was almost twenty years old.
She was the epitome of the standard warship carrying large guns on two decks, and had a distinguished fighting career even before she joined Nelson’s fleet off the coast of Spain in 1805.
At Trafalgar Bellerophon was fifth in the column led by Admiral Collingwood, between the Tonnant and the Achille.
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 HMS Indefatigable (1784) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
HMS Indefatigable was originally build as a 64-gun two-decked (A warship intended for combat) ship of the line for the British (Click link for more info and facts about Royal Navy) Royal Navy.
Moore was relieved of his command in October 1805 and given the brand-new 74 (Click link for more info and facts about HMS Fame) HMS Fame.
They were (Click link for more info and facts about HMS Anson) HMS Anson and HMS Magnanime.
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 HMS Hercules (1815) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
HMS Hercules was a 74-gun (Click link for more info and facts about third-rate) third-rate (A warship intended for combat) ship of the line of the (Click link for more info and facts about Royal Navy) Royal Navy.
She was launched in 1815, on harbour service from 1853 and sold 1865.
See (Click link for more info and facts about HMS Hercules) HMS Hercules for other ships of this name.
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 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - HMS Tonnant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Directly astern of the flagship L'Orient, though completely dismasted, she was captured only after a protracted struggle, exemplified by the conduct of her captain, who, despite the loss of both arms and a leg, continued to exhort his crew until he died from loss of blood.
Vice Admiral Lord Nelson assumed command of her squadron in September, and at the Battle of Trafalgar, Tonnant sailed in the lee squadron led by Admiral Cornwallis's Royal Sovereign.
Going to the relief of HMS Mars, she engaged the Spanish Monarca and San Juan Nepomuceno and the French Fougueux and Pluton (all 74 guns).
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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
She fought in the battles of Battle of Genoa (1795) Genoa (14 March 1795) and Battle of the Nile the Nile (1 August 1798), where she was captured by the British.
See HMS Tonnant HMS ''Tonnant'' for other ships of this name.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article HMS Tonnant (1792).
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 HMS Tonnant (1792) Definition / HMS Tonnant (1792) Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
HMS Tonnant (1792) Definition / HMS Tonnant (1792) Research
HMS Tonnant was a 3rd rateIn the British Royal Navy, a third-rate was a ship of the line mounting 64 to 80 guns, typically built with two gun decks (thus the related term two-decker)....
She fought in the battles of Genoa (14 March 1795) and the Nile The Battle of the Nile, additionally known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, was an important naval battle of the French Revolutionary Wars between a British fleet commanded by Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson and a French fleet under Vice-Admiral François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers.
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 Autographs
Bourdelais from 1799 to 1802 and in 1801 fought a famous little action in her against three French ships of much superior manpower, driving two off and sinking the third.
Admiral Sir George Sartorius (1790-1885) entered the Navy in 1801 and served as a Midshipman in HMS
Tonnant at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
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 HMS Trenchant (S91) Definition / HMS Trenchant (S91) Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
HMS Trenchant (S91) is a Trafalgar-class submarineThe Trafalgar class submarines are, until the introduction of the Astute class, the Royal Navy's most advanced nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs).
Like the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy has a large programme of projects, including the CVF future aircraft carriers and the new Type 45 destroyers....
See HMS Trenchant for other ships of the same name.
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 Conway Maritime Press
The events occurred during the War of 1812 and Britain's Great War against France from 1793 to 1815, and include the battle of the Glorious First of June in 1794, Trafalgar and the death of Lord Nelson in 1805, and the cruise of the USS Essex in the Pacific in 1813.
Submarines of this class were involved in some of the most dramatic events of the first year of the war-the sinking of HMS Courageous by U29 in the Atlantic in September 1939 and the sinking of HMS Royal Oak by U47 in Scapa Flow a few weeks later.
As the ship broke up and her precious cargo of silver dollars was lost to the surf, the passengers and crew were forced to take to the sea in improvised rafts.
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 Battle Of Trafalgar [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Facing them was a smaller fleet under George RodneyGeorge Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (February 1718 – May 24, 1792), was a British naval officer.
Trafalgar was the decisive naval engagement of the Napoleonic Wars: it gave the United Kingdom control of the seas, removing all possibility of a Napoleonic invasion and conquest of Britain....
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 James Wilson The Scottish Radical Martyr
Perley Wilson commenced his political career around 1792, when some of the Whig members of parliament formed themselves into a society named the "Friends of the People".
He is survived today by his descendants - Alexander Wilson and his cousins Andrew Wilson of Bearsden and Andrew Wilson of Glasgow, and their respective families - who live within the city of Glasgow.
During the Napoleonic wars the Camlachie Radicals son - James Wilson had fought at the battle of Trafalgar on HMS Tonnant.
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