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" Whitehaven; but the wind became very light, so that the ship would not in proper time approach so near as I had intended. At midnight I left the ship with two boats and thirty-one volunteers; when we reached the outer pier the day began to dawn; I would... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 334
1824
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John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Admirals - 1907 - 362 pages
...with two boats and thirty-one volunteers. When we reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn. I would not however abandon my enterprise; but despatched...set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while I went with the other party to attempt the south side. I was successful in scaling the...
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The Sailor Whom England Feared

M. Mac Dermot Crawford - 1913 - 550 pages
...enterprise," he continues, " but despatched one boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieut. Wallingford, with the necessary combustibles to set fire to the...I was successful in scaling the walls and spiking all the cannons on the first fort; finding the sentinels shut up in the guard-house, they were secured...
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A Naval History of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Gardner Weld Allen - United States - 1913 - 426 pages
...ship with two boats and thirty-one volunteers. When we reached the outer pier the day began to dawn. I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while I went with the other party to attempt the south side. I was successful in scaling the...
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A Naval History of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Gardner Weld Allen - United States - 1913 - 426 pages
...one boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieutenant Wallingsford, 1 Sherburne, 46 ; Sands, 80. with the necessary combustibles, to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while I went with the other party to attempt the south side. I was successful in scaling the...
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John Paul Jones

Lewis Frank Tooker - 1916 - 240 pages
...low, and the vessels lay high and dry on the beach, closely grouped. Ordering Lieutenant Wallingford to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the pier, Jones with his boat-crew marched on the fort that defended the entrance to the harbor. The fort...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - New England - 1995 - 542 pages
...ship with two boats and thirty-one volunteers; when we reached the outer pier the day began to dawn; I would not, however, abandon, my enterprise, but despatched one boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieut. Wallingford, with the necessary combustibles to set fire to the shipping on the north side of...
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