HMS Invincible Upper Works taken to peices Feb 1758

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HMS Invincible Upper Works taken to peices Feb 1758 - LONDON. TharftJay laft Admiral Bofcawen failed...
LONDON. TharftJay laft Admiral Bofcawen failed from Plymouth* he wks ^joined there by the Burford, Prince of Orange, • NOttirtghani, and Pembroke, and alio the Lightning Firefhip. The Tranfports are failed from the Downs, under Convoy of tlife Surprize and Otter. The Terrible Man of War is ordered round to Portf- mouth, to take on Board Francis Bernard, £fq; Governor of New Jerfey. The Amiable Martha, from Cape Francois for Bourdeaux, Prize to the Wager Man of War, is arrived at South Carolina. The Dealcaftle Man of War, Capt. Harman, is arriv'd at Gibraltar from London and Exeter in ten Days, a very extraordinary Paffage. Extratt of a Letter from Portfmoutb, datid Feb. 26. ' Thurfday Afternoon failed from Spithead to St. Hel* len 's his Majefty's Ships Grafton and Sunderland, Capt. * Tidiman and Capt. Grant. ' The fame Night Capt. Bentley and his Officers came ' on Shore : All Thoughts of faving the Invincible are * over. The Men belonging to the Dockyard are em- ' ployed in taking her Upper Works to-pieces. ' Friday his Majefly's Ship Newark was p id to the ' 30th of June, 1756. ' The Dublin of 74 Guns, Capt. Rodney, is ordered ' to join Admiral Bofcawen as foon as poffible, in the ' room of the Invincible. ' Same Day fell down to St. Hellen's nine Sail of ln- ' diamen to go under Convoy of the Grafton and Sun* derland. ' Capt. Marih, in his Majefty's Ship Harwich of 50 ' Guns, with the Nafta u of 74., the Swan Sloop, the Rye ' of 20 Guns, and two armed Ships, are ready to fail for

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  1. The Public Advertiser,
  2. 28 Feb 1758, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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