The Hornblower Companion - An Atlas and Personal Commentary by C. S. Forester

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POINT 2O: Hibernia's usual station. [22] See inset map below A T LA 7VT I C 'Bay of Lamj)oul FRANCE See inset map below O C £ A V Approaches to Brest See Map 12 for Chapter 13 See Map 13 for Chapter 22 12 * HORNBLOWER AND THE HOTSPUR CHAPTER 13 * OCTOBER, 1803 Hotspur's Track to Tor Bay T HERE was always the danger with the prevailing westerly winds of being blown up-channel; it was a possibility that had constantly to be borne in mind, and one that influenced strategic thought at least since the days of the Armada.

POINT 2 : Blanche Fleur's anchorage. POINT 3 : Clam's position during firing. POINT 4: Harvey's position during firing. POINT 5: Moth's position during firing. POINT 6: Lotus's position during firing. POINT 7 : Nonsuch's position during firing. [52] attic Sea Stralsund 26 Bomb Vessels' Action off Riigen NAUTICAL MILES 21 ^ COMMODORE HORNBLOWER CHAPTER 15 ft JUNE, l8l2 Action of the Boats in the Gulf of Danzi I N EVERY land campaign involving large forces and long distances supplies had to be water-borne until the coming of railways and the internal combustion engine.

POINT n : Action with Castilla. POINT 12: Atropos purchased by King of Sicily. [34] Marmonce F R A N C E SPAIN Mediterranean^ MALLORCA SARDINIA The Mediterranean *• Track o f Atropos 18 * HORNBLOWER AND THE ATROPOS CHAPTERS II TO 1 8 * MARCH, 1 807 Marmorice Bay I T WAS as a result of the admiral's gift that Hornblower was able to make such a successful escape from Marmorice Bay under the guns of the Mejidieh. Hornblower owed a good deal, too, to the fortunate chance that the wind was northeasterly on that particular night, but the lucky man is always the one who is ready to take advantage of good fortune, and who has a biographer willing to load the dice in his favor.

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