Citations:admirals of the narrow seas

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English citations of admirals of the narrow seas

  • 1840, Robert Southey, continued by Robert Bell, The British admirals: With an introductory view of the naval History of England, volume 5, page 119:
    The admiral replied, that he had struck it thrice, which he thought was a sufficient acknowledgment, and which was as much as former admirals of the narrow seas had exacted.