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    Yesterday, 15:30
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    This evening we are joined by a new shipmate from the USA. He is Steven, aka Stoney77 from Indiana. Rob.
    465 replies | 513442 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:15
    Bligh replied to a thread August 1776 in After Action Reports
    Superb Dobbs. Just what we need to keep the Royal Navy on their toes. Swanning about in New York harbour indeed. Bligh.
    2 replies | 185 view(s)
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    05-15-2024, 03:22
    You may use them for whatever you like as long as the people you are playing with are O.K. with it Ricardo. Rob.
    1 replies | 428 view(s)
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    05-14-2024, 07:44
    Bligh replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Glad to hear you are back safe and sound Dobbs. Pity about the lack of games though. Rob.
    36 replies | 12718 view(s)
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    05-08-2024, 16:13
    Bligh replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    I treat the firepower like a ship each side has the same and it falls with the attrition. For explosion, that is the magazine and the fort ceases to...
    9 replies | 1527 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-07-2024, 01:22
    Bligh replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    If you look at that modified card I posted Dobbs you will see that that fort has three slots for battery fire with three aspects covered by the fire...
    9 replies | 1527 view(s)
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    05-05-2024, 01:33
    Bligh replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    We have a house rule for forts Dobbs. If they get a fire token more than once in an action it may get to the magazine. We then draw for explosion as...
    9 replies | 1527 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-04-2024, 01:09
    :hatsoff: The top monthly poster for April is Howard, aka SkeenaH. Congratulations. Bligh. :salute:
    1245 replies | 1051644 view(s)
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    05-04-2024, 00:43
    :hatsoff: Our top thread starter for April is Olivier, aka Zap who is the only shipmate to have gained this award by being the only thread starter...
    1245 replies | 1051644 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-03-2024, 01:23
    Bligh replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    It is interesting that in that time clinker built had gone out and so had the huge stern castle. Rob.
    36 replies | 12718 view(s)
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    05-02-2024, 13:11
    Bligh replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Lovely ship Dobbs. Reminds me very much of Cabot's Matthew in Bristol docks. Rob.
    36 replies | 12718 view(s)
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    05-02-2024, 00:45
    Bligh replied to a thread Collection for sale in For Sale/Trade
    Thanks DB. I will now close this thread. Rob.
    10 replies | 14047 view(s)
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    04-28-2024, 07:02
    Bligh replied to a thread Collection for sale in For Sale/Trade
    If they are not Bart, Mack should have announced the fact here as that is in the rules of sales on the Anchorage. Rob.
    10 replies | 14047 view(s)
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    04-28-2024, 03:12
    David Manley replied to a thread Fortifications in House Rules
    As with so many things "it depends", but from what I've seen visiting coastal fortifications around the world the general trend was to design against...
    9 replies | 1527 view(s)
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    04-26-2024, 01:08
    Good morning Olivier. Good to have you alongside shipmate. Your interest seems pretty on par with my own, save for the instigator and model maker was...
    2 replies | 343 view(s)
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    04-25-2024, 01:13
    Bligh replied to a thread I am aboard in Welcome Aboard
    Good to have you alongside at the Anchorage Nick. I echo what Dobbs has said. Look out for the shows we are attending during the year. Captain Duff...
    2 replies | 501 view(s)
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    04-24-2024, 11:40
    Bligh replied to a thread Arizona in Welcome Aboard
    Good to have you alongside shipmate. May you always sail with a fair wind and a willing foe. Rob.
    7 replies | 2603 view(s)
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    04-22-2024, 13:49
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    Two in one day. We now welcome Nigel, aka Nigesailor from Newport in Wales. Rob.
    128 replies | 142070 view(s)
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    04-22-2024, 09:17
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    The third shipmate today is Olivier aka Zap from France. Three new members in one day is unheard of. Rob.
    465 replies | 513442 view(s)
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    04-22-2024, 00:53
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    Today a new shipmate from Spain joins us. He is Antonio from Malaga. Rob.
    465 replies | 513442 view(s)
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    04-22-2024, 00:45
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    Our first new member for 24 is Nick, aka St Vincent from Bucks. Rob.
    128 replies | 142070 view(s)
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    04-20-2024, 01:04
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    This morning we welcome a new shipmate from Portugal. He is Pedro, aka Enolough from Lisbon. Rob.
    465 replies | 513442 view(s)
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2. A New Command.

by Union Jack on 08-29-2015 at 13:08
On arrival at Gibraltar Jack reported to the Naval Commanders office and handed over his report and the sealed pouch. Jack was dismissed and told to report back to the office in two days. Jack had a lot to organise. His ship, HMS Beagle was just about afloat, the Spanish prize only slightly better. There were few ships in port and he took the opportunity to visit some of the local drinking establishments. His crew were taking in the ‘sights’ too.

On the 2nd day, as ordered, Jack presented

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1. A new begining

by Union Jack on 10-14-2014 at 05:09
"Ship Ahoy!"
"Where away".
"Beaver", came the reply.
"Side guard ready Sir." The Officer of the watch spoke nervously.
"Well done Mr Ellington, well done". Came the first officers reply.
As the boat hook locked onto the chains the bosun's mate began the shrill call as the new captain was piped aboard.
Captain and commander, newly promoted, Jack Union stood for the first time on the deck of his first command

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Napoleonic Fleet Sizes and Distribution : Replaced file that was corrupted. 01-11-2015 157
Action Counters : A set of action counters for large ship actions. They are double sided so please take care when cutt ... 11-24-2014 105
Captain Critical Wound Card : A set of 8 cards in pdf format similar to the critical hit cards used in WoG on the aerodrome site. ... 01-06-2015 73
Captain Critical Wound Card 2 : This is the word variant of the pdf file. Amend, change, duplicate whatever takes your fancy. 01-06-2015 50
Card signals system : A simplified set of rules and signal cards for fleet actions. 07-04-2015 135
Merchant Ship Cargo : A set of 9 cards to add a little mystery to merchant ship cargo. Developed mainly for solo games/cam ... 12-23-2015 103
Sails of Glory Statistics : I have added to Eric Johnson's excellent spreadsheet the details of the new series 3 ships. Apolo ... 02-12-2017 58
Awards Showcase - 15 Medals - 59 Guns
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Name: Top Monthly Thread Starter - Silver
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Issue time: 07-18-2016 10:53
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Name: Top Monthly Poster - Gold
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Issue time: 07-18-2016 10:42
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Top Poster for Oct 2015.
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Issue time: 09-07-2023 03:05
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Name: Minor Con GM Medal - U.K.
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Issue time: 09-20-2015 10:47
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Issue time: 01-11-2016 14:11
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Name: 3 Years of Service and 1500 Posts
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Issue time: 01-23-2017 13:45
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