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by Landsgirl
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: A Catchpenny Conundrum
Replies: 2
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Re: A Catchpenny Conundrum

Forgive me if you already know any of this. I am by no means an expert, and I was unable to find any particular link between these ships, e.g., that they all served together in the same fleet at some point. That may well be the case, but I don't have that much information about their histories. The ...
by Landsgirl
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Royal Navy Marines
Replies: 1
Views: 1185

Royal Navy Marines

I am hoping that this forum can help me learn more about the marines onboard Royal Navy ships during the age of sail. I realise I know very little about their place in the ship's organisation. A specific question to start with: Was the Gunner responsible for the marines' weapons? I have seen a Gunne...