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  1. Glad you enjoyed it Gary and thanks for the rep....

    Glad you enjoyed it Gary and thanks for the rep. For a few days with no one posting at all, I thought I had been marooned on a desert island. :sad:
    Rob.
  2. Just to complete my research I picked up this...

    Just to complete my research I picked up this book second hand yesterday.

    Rob.
  3. Ragusan history during the Napoleonic Wars.

    Dubrovnik.


    The Dalmatian coast.

    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=58101&stc=1
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: Well this is a first. A medal award to...

    :hatsoff: Well this is a first. A medal award to a new member before he has even posted.
    The Minor Con Medal :medal: goes to Simon's son Andrew, aka CptPugwash for assisting at yesterday's Partizan...
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    Sticky: Today we are joined by a sailor from Singapore,...

    Today we are joined by a sailor from Singapore, Edervarg aka Nick.
    Rob.
  6. Thread: Argh

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    Looking for some way to use my neglected US ships...

    Looking for some way to use my neglected US ships and left over terrain from Sven's Battle of the Nile Luke, I remembered the Meshuda thread and looking at more action in the Med prompted me to start...
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    If you look at the first post here you will find...

    If you look at the first post here you will find the start of it all Luke.

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?3968-A-New-Venture-Meshuda-s-Loss

    Rob.
  8. Thread: Argh

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    Hi again Luke. For some reason the Spam Bot had...

    Hi again Luke.
    For some reason the Spam Bot had recorded you as a spammer, and so your posts had been put into moderation/
    I have just used my manual override and you should now be good to...
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    I am certain that several naval novelists have...

    I am certain that several naval novelists have used his exploits as a basis for engagements ascribed to their own hero.
    Rob.
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    Dubrovnik and Captain Hoste.

    Here is a little of the background to my Dubrovnik, or Ragousa as it was known in the 18th century.

    Captain Sir William Hoste, 1st Baronet KCB RN (26 August 1780 6 December 1828) was a Royal...
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    I thought you would like these Lex. The Franeker...

    I thought you would like these Lex. The Franeker connection is just a bonus I did not know about.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: It is with a sense of personal sadness...

    :hatsoff: It is with a sense of personal sadness and loss, and on instruction from the Comptroller of The Navy Board that I announce the award of the Sails of Glory Service Medal, posthumously, to...
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    Sticky: No it is not DB. Dave was actually in line for it...

    No it is not DB. Dave was actually in line for it along with Chris, but as secretary to The Board I act on your instruction.
    It will be done sir.
    Bligh.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure to announce...

    :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure to announce the award of The site recognition award to Chris, Captain Duff. :medal:

    The citation reads :-

    For his unstinting dedication in...
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    IN MEMORY OF DAVID POLLARD RIP.

    David, Naharaht, Admiral of the White.

    1951- 2022.


    https://www.sailsofglory.org/image.php?u=272&dateline=1365823608&type=profile



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    Sticky: This morning we are joined by a new shipmate from...

    This morning we are joined by a new shipmate from the USA. He is Bizzbum from Texas.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure on behalf...

    :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure on behalf of the Navy Board to confirm the promotion to the rank of Admiral of the White to Captain Nightmoss.
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  18. Thread: David Pollard.

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    Fair thee well. As I walked by the...

    Fair thee well.

    As I walked by the dockside one evening so fair
    To view the blue waters and take the salt air
    I heard an old sailor singing this song.
    Oh, take me away boys me time is not...
  19. Thread: David Pollard.

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    David Pollard.

    It is my sad duty to inform the members of the Wardroom that Admiral of White Naharaht, Dave Pollard died earlier this year after a short illness. I am sure that you will all join with me in raising...
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    Sticky: Today we welcome a new shipmate from the USA. he...

    Today we welcome a new shipmate from the USA. he is Stephen, aka sablair from Oregon.

    Rob.
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    Hi John. Thank you for your kind remarks and...

    Hi John.
    Thank you for your kind remarks and also for the Rep.
    I hope to be able to Rep you back soon for another of your stirling Jon Vagabond adventures.
    Now that Dubrovnic/ Ragousa is off the...
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    Sticky: Yet another matelot from the USA today. He is...

    Yet another matelot from the USA today. He is James, aka Wheatmail04 from West Virginia.
    Rob.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: And something most unusual this month...

    :hatsoff: And something most unusual this month which has only happened once before. Argo has tied with Paul and thus collects his first monthly thread starter medal.:medal:
    Congratulations Achim.
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: Paul has also masnaged to bag the three...

    :hatsoff: Paul has also masnaged to bag the three monthly thread starter Silver Medal for April.
    Congratulations on this award also.

    http://www.sailsofglory.org/images/medals/TMTSSilver.png
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    Sticky: :hatsoff: For the third consecutive month Paul,...

    :hatsoff: For the third consecutive month Paul, Shadow Dragon has bagged the top monthly poster spot. I therefore have pleasure in awarding him the Gold Medal.:medal:
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