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Anav
07-24-2012, 17:32
1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near Cape Henry, Virginia.

Bligh
07-25-2012, 10:43
1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near Cape Henry, Virginia.

Any idea how close he came to success Steve?
Bligh.

csadn
07-25-2012, 18:34
http://books.google.com/books?id=_c09EJgek50C&pg=PA519&lpg=PA519&dq=Sailing+Master+Elijah+Mix&source=bl&ots=MBahWuM86B&sig=JXx5sAzlTVAVMbbTbyiu4swiZ14&hl=en&sa=X&ei=TYIQUMXDLMOQiQLh3IGQBA&ved=0CKcEEOgBMBg#v=onepage&q=Sailing%20Master%20Elijah%20Mix&f=false

Bligh
07-26-2012, 02:48
http://books.google.com/books?id=_c09EJgek50C&pg=PA519&lpg=PA519&dq=Sailing+Master+Elijah+Mix&source=bl&ots=MBahWuM86B&sig=JXx5sAzlTVAVMbbTbyiu4swiZ14&hl=en&sa=X&ei=TYIQUMXDLMOQiQLh3IGQBA&ved=0CKcEEOgBMBg#v=onepage&q=Sailing Master Elijah Mix&f=false
Thanks for that lead Chris.
Mix certainly had an interesting war, and it was certainly not for want of trying that he was not more successful.
Rob.