Author Results for Michael R. Bruce

The Escape of Midshipman Thomas Blakiston R.N. Part II

By Michael R. Bruce

Transcription of the second half of an account by Midshipman Thomas Blackiston RN of his escape from French captivity. Read More

Filed under: Napoleonic War | English Channel
Subjects include: Biography | Navies

The Escape of Midshipman Thomas Blakison, R.N. Part I

By Michael R. Bruce

This article publishes the first part of a manuscript account by Thomas Blakiston, R.N., of his escape from captivity in France in October 1809. While serving on the H.M.S. Revenge, Blakiston was captured in July 1806 near the Garonne by the French and sent to prison. This account begins with a description of his incarceration […] Read More

Filed under: Napoleonic War | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography | Navies