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Written by Louise H
(9/26/2005 5:22 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Gladly straining my eyes, penned by Ann2
My knowledge of the Royal Navy stems almost entirely from Patrick O'Brian books, so I could be wrong, but I think the reference to 74 or 36 is the number of guns (cannons) the ship carried. That seems to be the most significant piece of information about them!
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