An Universal Dictionary of the Marine (Classic Reprint)

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The fails are faid to be taken aback, when they are brought into this fituation, either by a fudden change of the wind, or by an alteration in the ?iip's courfe. They are laid aback, to ch'eet an immediate retreat, without turning to the right or left or, in the fea-phrafe, to give the Ihip flan-way, in order to avoid fome danger difcovered before her in a narrow channel or when fire has advanced beyond her itation in the line of battle, or otherwife.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - William Falconer


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781528566704

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm

Page Count - 424


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781334175688

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm

Page Count - 426

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