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Thread #2169   Message #2624493
Posted By: Sailor Ron
05-May-09 - 06:54 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Admiral Benbow
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Admiral Benbow (from June Tabor)
The line '... brigantine sloop' does not make sence, as there is no such rig. I would suggest it should be "...a brig AND a sloop2.
Incidentally, the French Admiral De Grasse sent a message to Kingston offering to give evidence against Kirby, Wade & co at the courts martial. Ron