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    I do like the look of those Henry Turner models....

    I do like the look of those Henry Turner models. I only wish that he had more of the 18th cent Dutch ships available which could be reduced to 1,000th.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: Don't want to knock the gilt off your gingerbread...

    Don't want to knock the gilt off your gingerbread My Lord, but in your exalted position within the Board of Admiralty, that is not considered stealing, but just on of the perks of the job. Just...
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    I fully agree Dobbs, but my efforts to get people...

    I fully agree Dobbs, but my efforts to get people taking part in the Campaign over the past two years has met with singular failure, even though several shipmates got as far as producing their...
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    Herne Bay.

    Herne Bay.
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    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachment...

    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=51625&stc=1...
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    Ah! Thanks for the clarification DB. Rob.

    Ah! Thanks for the clarification DB.
    Rob.
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    Indeed they are DB, and I feel very bad about...

    Indeed they are DB, and I feel very bad about this, as we are all working hard to keep the interest going, and I feel that I must be missing a trick somewhere along the line.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure to announce...

    :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure to announce the award of the 100 rep points medal :medal: to Eric (DeRuyter)

    Well done sir.:salute:...
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    Thanks for drawing our attention to that article...

    Thanks for drawing our attention to that article Eric. I for one found it most enlightening.
    Rob.
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    What's half a mm between friends. They have...

    What's half a mm between friends. They have fudged more than that on some models already, so why not the Whalers. For the authenti button counters there is always a dremel to hand! :wink:
    Rob.
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    found the sign for this pub in Grimsby.

    found the sign for this pub in Grimsby.
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    Just a couple of things I can add to muddy the...

    Just a couple of things I can add to muddy the water Chris. Quite a few of the ships changed hands during both the 7 years war and American Revolution, to say nothing of the Napoleonics. Also flags...
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    Rob.

    Rob.
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    Very true DB. :shock: Rob.

    Very true DB. :shock:
    Rob.
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    Sticky: This evening we have a new shipmate from Old...

    This evening we have a new shipmate from Old Guy's neck of the woods. He is Chris, aka Christolockxxx from Vancouver Island Canada.

    Rob.
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    The AAR is now open for comments. Rob.

    The AAR is now open for comments.
    Rob.
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    The Fortifications.

    The Fortifications.
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    The Butcher's bill.

    The Butcher's bill.
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    All that now remained for the Essex and Bonhomme...

    All that now remained for the Essex and Bonhomme Richard to do was see the two Gunboats on their way to a friendly port and recover their ships boats to complete a successful mission.
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    Taking a leaf out of Essex’s book, Bonhomme...

    Taking a leaf out of Essex’s book, Bonhomme Richard also got in a final stern shot, whilst the Essex finally limped out of range of the shore batteries, and fortuitously, this accounted for the last...
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    Although sailing erratically Essex did get a last...

    Although sailing erratically Essex did get a last shot off from her two stern chasers in return, and the crew were gratified to see a large explosion followed by a gout of flame erupt from one end of...
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    Still not out of the woods Essex sailing an...

    Still not out of the woods Essex sailing an erratic course received another long range shot from the Island battery, whilst Captain Maynard dispatched a prize crew from the Bonhomme Richard to the...
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    She also took the opportunity to give the castle...

    She also took the opportunity to give the castle a parting broadside to keep the gunners heads down whilst she tries to get underway.
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    Essex returned the favour, but the lack of...

    Essex returned the favour, but the lack of steerage threw of her gunners and she missed her aim.
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    As the Richard turned away from the Fort the...

    As the Richard turned away from the Fort the captain of the Alrube delivered a parting shot to her stern.
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