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Re: Algerian "Navy" 1732

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:23 pm
by AvM
Gazette 1731 p.234
in News from Florence of 24 April

give more detail about guns & co delivered by a Swedish warship & 2 transports

quarante canons dont douze de douze livres de boulets
quatorze de dix-huit livres
quatorze de vingt-quatre
six mille boulets

Forty guns, of which
twelve twelve pounds 12x12
Fourteen eighteen pounds 14x18
Fourteen of twenty-four 14x24
Six thousand balls 6000

as formerly from British newspapers we know they were for the new 62 guns ships which was to be launched in a 2 months

p. 153 Report from Venice 10 March 1731
That to addition of 3 large ships a frigate of 40 guns s constructing at Algier

Re: Algerian "Navy" 1732

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:37 pm
by AvM
Gazette 1729 p. 213

News from De Genes 14 April

Un Corsaire d'Alger de quarante pieces de canon & de trois cens cinq uante hommes d'eq uipage, fit naufrage ces jours passez sur la Cposte de Livourne

Re: Algerian "Navy" 1732

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:10 am
by Navclio
Thanks, I will copy the references and, where they are included, the clippings. Andreas, where (or how) are you finding the English newspaper mentions?