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Document: Lieutenant J.H.E. Hill’s Account of the Shipwreck of the Valke, 10 November 1799

By courtesy of Jane Knight

The letter was written by Hill of the 23rd Regiment of Welch Fusiliers to the Duke of York, Commander-in-Chief of the expeditionary force to Den Helder. The account of the voyage of the Dutch frigate Valke gives a vivid record of a shipwreck in winter in the middle of the night in the cold, grey […] Read More

Filed under: North Sea | French Revolution | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Navies