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Drake, William (fl. 1782) [Private signals for British vessels to identify one another at sea by day and night]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.412.16 Author/Creator: Drake, William (fl. 1782) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript signed Date: 13 November 1782 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 19.7 cm.

Provides very specific instructions for identification procedures. Written on board the H.M.S. Perseus. Written to Captain George Darby, commander of the sloop Pylades. Based on the command of Admiral Leonard Horner.

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