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 Manning the fleet 
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The Times, October 7th, 1786:

" .... Orders have been given from the Admiralty office, for the men of war which are going on foreign stations, to take out an additional number of seamen above their own proper complement, for the purpose of being distributed to such ships whose complement may be reduced. ...."




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