TITLE

Defying STORM, SCURVY and SPAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Stokes, G.P.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the expedition of British Commodore George Anson aimed at intercepting the Spanish treasure galleon from Manila, Philippines in 1740 aboard his flagship Centurion. Impact of fever and scurvy on his troops; Search for the treasure ship; Details of the battle between Centurion and the Spanish treasure ship Nuestra Senora de Cobadonga.
ACCESSION #
9492431

 

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