The Keith Papers

Part I: Channel and North Sea, 1803-1807; 1. Operations; 5. Admiralty to Keith

The Document

5. Admiralty to Keith

Your Lordship is hereby required and directed to repair without delay to Sheerness and hoisting your flag on board H.M.S. Ethalion now in the King’s Channel at the entrance of the Thames, take under command Edward Thornborough Esq., Rear Admiral of the Blue, and the ships in the enclosed list, whose commanders are directed to follow your orders and carry into execution such orders and instructions as you may hereafter receive from us for your further proceedings.

Given under our hands May 17, 1803.

ST. VINCENT, T. TROUBRIDGE, J. MARKHAM.

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. 14-15

Web Page: Rickard, J (24 July 2006),Admiralty to Keith, http://www.historyofwar.org/sources/acw/napoleonic/nrs1955/1_1_05.html.html


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