Our Sailors Gallant Deeds of the British Navy during Victoria's Reign
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Our Sailors Gallant Deeds of the British Navy during Victoria's Reign

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Our Sailors"
    • Chapter One.
      • Our Sailors.
      • The capture of Aden.
    • Our Sailors.
    • The capture of Aden.
    • Chapter Two.
      • War on the coast of Syria—1840.
      • Bombardment of Beyrout—September 1840.
      • Capture of Sidon.
      • Attack on the Castle of D’Jebel.
      • Bombardment and capture of Acre—3rd November 1840.
    • War on the coast of Syria—1840.
    • Bombardment of Beyrout—September 1840.
    • Capture of Sidon.
    • Attack on the Castle of D’Jebel.
    • Bombardment and capture of Acre—3rd November 1840.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Warfare in Chinese Waters—1840-1842.
      • Capture of Chusan.
      • Capture of Chin-Keang-Foo and Nankin—21st July 1842.
      • A timely rescue.
      • Callao, 20th August 1844.
    • Warfare in Chinese Waters—1840-1842.
    • Capture of Chusan.
    • Capture of Chin-Keang-Foo and Nankin—21st July 1842.
    • A timely rescue.
    • Callao, 20th August 1844.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Capture of a Venezuelan Squadron—February 1841.
    • Capture of a Venezuelan Squadron—February 1841.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Suppression of piracy in Borneo—Rajah Brooke.
      • Attack on Sarebus pirates.
    • Suppression of piracy in Borneo—Rajah Brooke.
    • Attack on Sarebus pirates.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Warfare on the Rivers La Plata and Parana.
      • Battle of the Parana—30th November 1845.
      • Engagements with the batteries of San Lorenzo.
      • Gallant exploit of a rocket-battery.
    • Warfare on the Rivers La Plata and Parana.
    • Battle of the Parana—30th November 1845.
    • Engagements with the batteries of San Lorenzo.
    • Gallant exploit of a rocket-battery.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Expedition to San Juan De Nicaragua.
      • Capture of Fort Serapaqui—21st February 1848.
    • Expedition to San Juan De Nicaragua.
    • Capture of Fort Serapaqui—21st February 1848.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The destruction of Lagos—26th December 1851.
    • The destruction of Lagos—26th December 1851.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The Burmese War—1851-1852.
      • Capture of Pegu—14th June 1852.
      • Expedition up the Irrawaddy.
      • Attacks on Mya Toon, the robber chieftain.
    • The Burmese War—1851-1852.
    • Capture of Pegu—14th June 1852.
    • Expedition up the Irrawaddy.
    • Attacks on Mya Toon, the robber chieftain.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The Crimean War.
      • Bombardment of Odessa.
      • Operations in the Baltic.
      • A spirited action.
      • An unsuccessful venture.
      • Bomarsund—21st June.
      • A capture of despatches.
      • Attack on Viborg—13th July 1855.
      • Bombardment of Sveaborg.
      • The White Sea Squadron.
      • Action on the Danube—June and July 1854.
      • Bombardment of Sebastopol—17th October 1854.
      • Crimean Naval Brigade.
      • A live shell among the powder.
      • Edward Saint John Daniels.
      • Bravery of five seamen at Inkermann.
      • Commander Roby.
      • Dashing service of John Shepherd, a boatswain.
      • Expedition to Kertch.
      • Proceedings at Taganrog—3rd June.
      • Gallantry of S. Trewavas, seaman.
      • Brave devotion of F. Kellaway, boatswain.
      • Lieutenant G.F. Day at Genitchi.
      • Closely pursued.
      • Capture of Kinburn—17th October 1855.
    • The Crimean War.
    • Bombardment of Odessa.
    • Operations in the Baltic.
    • A spirited action.
    • An unsuccessful venture.
    • Bomarsund—21st June.
    • A capture of despatches.
    • Attack on Viborg—13th July 1855.
    • Bombardment of Sveaborg.
    • The White Sea Squadron.
    • Action on the Danube—June and July 1854.
    • Bombardment of Sebastopol—17th October 1854.
    • Crimean Naval Brigade.
    • A live shell among the powder.
    • Edward Saint John Daniels.
    • Bravery of five seamen at Inkermann.
    • Commander Roby.
    • Dashing service of John Shepherd, a boatswain.
    • Expedition to Kertch.
    • Proceedings at Taganrog—3rd June.
    • Gallantry of S. Trewavas, seaman.
    • Brave devotion of F. Kellaway, boatswain.
    • Lieutenant G.F. Day at Genitchi.
    • Closely pursued.
    • Capture of Kinburn—17th October 1855.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • The Indian Mutiny.
      • The “Shannon’s” brigade in India.
    • The Indian Mutiny.
    • The “Shannon’s” brigade in India.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • The Second Chinese War—1856-1860.
      • Battle of Fatshan.
      • Capture of Canton—29th December.
    • The Second Chinese War—1856-1860.
    • Battle of Fatshan.
    • Capture of Canton—29th December.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Slave Trade.
      • Capture of Brazilian Slaver “Firmé” by the boats of HMS “Dolphin”—1840.
      • Voyage of a prize from Accra to Sierra Leone.
      • From 12th August 1840 to 5th January 1841.
      • Capture of an armed Slaver by a four-oared gig—1844.
      • A Pinnace attacks a Slaver—1845.
      • Adventure of HMS “Wasp”—1845.
      • Capture of a Slaver—1845.
      • An attempt to recapture a prize—1847.
      • Attempt to retake a Prize—1848.
    • The Slave Trade.
    • Capture of Brazilian Slaver “Firmé” by the boats of HMS “Dolphin”—1840.
    • Voyage of a prize from Accra to Sierra Leone.
    • From 12th August 1840 to 5th January 1841.
    • Capture of an armed Slaver by a four-oared gig—1844.
    • A Pinnace attacks a Slaver—1845.
    • Adventure of HMS “Wasp”—1845.
    • Capture of a Slaver—1845.
    • An attempt to recapture a prize—1847.
    • Attempt to retake a Prize—1848.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The recapture of the Emily Saint Pierre by Captain William Wilson—1862.
    • The recapture of the Emily Saint Pierre by Captain William Wilson—1862.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Arctic Exploring Expeditions.
      • The North-West Passage.
    • Arctic Exploring Expeditions.
    • The North-West Passage.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Voyage of the Fox.
      • The fate of Sir John Franklin’s expedition.
    • Voyage of the Fox.
    • The fate of Sir John Franklin’s expedition.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Expedition to the North Pole—1875.
    • The Expedition to the North Pole—1875.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Memoir of Commodore James Graham Goodenough.
    • Memoir of Commodore James Graham Goodenough.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Abyssinian Expedition—1867.
    • The Abyssinian Expedition—1867.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • The Ashanti War—1874.
    • The Ashanti War—1874.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Spirited and gallant exploits.
      • A remarkable rescue.
      • Two courageous swimmers—1838.
      • Rescue of a boat’s crew—January 1840.
    • Spirited and gallant exploits.
    • A remarkable rescue.
    • Two courageous swimmers—1838.
    • Rescue of a boat’s crew—January 1840.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Gallant Deeds.
      • Humanity of Lieutenant Breen, RN—Mediterranean, 1850.
      • Gallantry exhibited in preserving life—Captain Wasey, RN—1860.
      • Gallantry of Lieutenant Boyle, RN.
      • Lowestoft Lifeboat.
      • Bravery of Joseph Rogers, a Maltese seaman—25th October 1859.
      • Remarkable instance of endurance of a crew of British Seamen.
    • Gallant Deeds.
    • Humanity of Lieutenant Breen, RN—Mediterranean, 1850.
    • Gallantry exhibited in preserving life—Captain Wasey, RN—1860.
    • Gallantry of Lieutenant Boyle, RN.
    • Lowestoft Lifeboat.
    • Bravery of Joseph Rogers, a Maltese seaman—25th October 1859.
    • Remarkable instance of endurance of a crew of British Seamen.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • A brush with an Ironclad.
    • A brush with an Ironclad.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Gallant deeds performed by Naval men.
      • Death of Captain Brownrigg—1881.
    • Gallant deeds performed by Naval men.
    • Death of Captain Brownrigg—1881.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Egyptian Campaign—1882.
      • Campaign against the Mahdi—1883-1885.
      • Battle of El Tab.
      • Battle of Tamanieb—1884.
    • The Egyptian Campaign—1882.
    • Campaign against the Mahdi—1883-1885.
    • Battle of El Tab.
    • Battle of Tamanieb—1884.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Wars in South Africa.
    • Wars in South Africa.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • The Zulu War.
    • The Zulu War.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • The Boer War—1881.
    • The Boer War—1881.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • The Boer War in 1900.
      • The Siege of Ladysmith.
    • The Boer War in 1900.
    • The Siege of Ladysmith.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Fighting in China—1900.
      • First attempt to relieve the Legations at Pekin.
      • The capture of the Taku Forts.
      • The capture of Tientsin City.
      • A young V.C.
      • The Siege of Pekin.
      • The Relief of Pekin.
    • Fighting in China—1900.
    • First attempt to relieve the Legations at Pekin.
    • The capture of the Taku Forts.
    • The capture of Tientsin City.
    • A young V.C.
    • The Siege of Pekin.
    • The Relief of Pekin.
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