Fyffe family papers 1756-1847 (bulk 1756-1786, 1841-1847)
Richard Howe, Signal and Instruction Book
Great Britain. Royal Navy
This volume contains 44 pages of signals and roughly 46 pages of instructions and explanatory information pertaining to the Royal Navy's operations under Richard Howe around the time of the American Revolution. The book provides details about signals to be used while sailing by day, in fog, in battle, and at night, and it includes color illustrations of signal flags and lantern configurations. The binder's title is "Ld Howes Instructions."
The material is in English
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