TITLE

Henry H. Bell and Alexander S. Mackenzie died almost unnoticed on the faraway Asiatic Station

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Ron
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts some military events during the late 19th century. Details on the seizure of the merchant ship from the United States, Friendship; How the East India Squadron was established; Details on the death of Lieutenant Commander Alexander S. Mackenzie in 1867.
ACCESSION #
2823432

 

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