The History of Our Navy from Its Origin to the Present Day, 1775-1897, Том 4

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Сторінка 411 - ... in either of which cases the authorities of the port or of the nearest port (as the case may be) shall require her to put to sea as soon as possible after the expiration of such period of twenty-four hours...
Сторінка 10 - William ingeniously and ingenuously remarked, that ' even if the propeller had the power of propelling a vessel, it would be found altogether useless in practice, because the power being applied in the stern it would be absolutely impossible to make the vessel steer.
Сторінка 217 - Roads, came alongside and reported for duty, and then all on board felt that we had a friend that would stand by us in our hour of trial.
Сторінка 155 - But, on the other hand, the person captured may be innocent; that is, he may not be contraband; he, therefore, has a right to a fair trial of the accusation against him. The neutral state that has taken him under its flag is bound to protect him, if he is not contraband, and is, therefore, entitled to be satisfied upon that important question.
Сторінка 87 - To all who shall sec these Presents, Greeting : " Know ye, That by virtue of the power vested in me by law, I have commissioned, and do hereby commission, have authorized, and do hereby authorize, the schooner or vessel called the Savannah (more particularly described in the schedule hereunto annexed), whereof T.
Сторінка 150 - Russell remarks that it thus appears that certain individuals have been forcibly taken from on board a British vessel, the ship of a neutral power, while that vessel was pursuing a lawful and innocent voyage — an act of violence which was an affront to the British flag and a violation of international law.
Сторінка 146 - They would not have dared to have done it if an English man-of-war had been in sight." The mail agent, (a man in the uniform of a commander in the royal navy, I think) was very indignant and talkative, and tried several times to get me into a discussion of the matter. I told him I was not there for that purpose. He was very bitter; He told me that the English squadron would raise the blockade in twenty days after his report of this outrage (I think he said outrage) got home; that the Northerners...
Сторінка 31 - These islands are surrounded by navigable creeks, between which and the mainland is a large extent of salt marsh fronting the whole State, not less on an average than 4 or 5 miles in breadth, intersected with creeks in various directions, admitting through the whole an inland navigation between the islands and mainland from the north-east to the south-east corners of the State. The east sides of these islands are for the most part clean, hard, sandy beaches, exposed to the wash of the ocean. Between...
Сторінка 30 - If, therefore, with a view to violate such blockade, a vessel shall approach, or shall attempt to leave any of the said ports, she will be duly warned by the commander of one of the blockading vessels, who will indorse on her register the fact and date of such warning ; and if the same vessel shall again attempt to enter or leave the blockaded port, she will be captured and sent to the nearest convenient port, for such proceedings against her and her cargo as prize as may be deemed advisable.

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