I really do love the info you pack into your posts. Thank you!
Question: I have read a lot of novels where the British cutout French or Spanish ships (Hornblower, O’Brien, W.J.Williams, etc) but did the French or Spanish cutout ships from ports in England? (I could see them doing so in the Med or Carrib, but the home island…?)
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