Re: [pepysdiary] The Naseby / Royal Charles
- The video of the installation got the year right.On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Todd Bernhardt <beat_town@...> wrote:
Good catch, Terry -- I just corrected it in the comments section.
--- On Tue, 3/27/12, terry foreman <terry.foreman@...> wrote:
From: terry foreman <terry.foreman@...>
Subject: Re: [pepysdiary] The Naseby / Royal Charles
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 5:52 PM
Graham, thanks for the links to these splendid images!
Does the story have its date right?
"The 80-gun ship of the line was built at Woolwich Dockyard and launched in 1655.
"But two years later, a Dutch fleet invaded the Thames and Medway and seized her during a raid on Chatham, taking her back as a prize.
Read more: http://www.metro.co.uk/news/893844-carvings-from-navy-warship-seized-by-dutch-fleet-returned-for-exhibition#ixzz1qM9LTqXo
The Royal Charles was taken 12 years later, was it not?
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:38 PM, graham_t_1661 <g.travis@...> wrote:
I saw this article in Metro, so thought I should share it.
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