The Keith Papers

Part I: Channel and North Sea, 1803-1807; 1. Operations; 40. Keith to all Flag Officers

The Document

40. Keith to all Flag Officers

November 8. 1803.

Sir, I enclose for circulation to the officers under your orders a copy of a General Memorandum directing the Captains and Commanders of H.M. ships and vessels not to suffer themselves to be drawn under the enemy’s batteries on the coast, unless with a fair’ prospect of deriving some advantage correspondent to the risk. I have &c.


See Also

Books on the Napoleonic Wars | Subject Index: Napoleonic Wars | Napoleonic Homepage

How to cite this article

LLoyd, C . (eds.) (1955) The Keith Papers, vol III, 1803-1815. Navy Records Society, pp. 53-54

Web Page: Rickard, J (24 July 2006), Keith to Secretary of Admiralty,

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