Beat to quarters!

Beat to quarters!

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At all events, the British Fleet of ships of the line stood off, but Lord Cochrane in the Imperieuse, taking with him the brigs Insolent, Growler and Conflict, went ... After a while he was joined by four other frigates: the Indefatigable, Aigle, Emerald and Unicorn. ... At 3.20 p.m., and after enduring a sustained bombardment lasting about an hour and a half, the Calcutta stopped firing and began to abandon ship.

Title:Beat to quarters!
Author:Kenneth J. R. Langmaid
Publisher: - 1968-12-01


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