Where: 53.079 4.809 Texel
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Allen, Gardner Weld, A Naval History of the American Revolution, Vol.II. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1913. Scanned by Google. Ocr'd to make full-text searchable by JR. P.481
The commodore spent nearly three months at the
Texel refitting his ships and then waiting for an
opportunity to get away, being blockaded by a
British squadron cruising outside.
with a favoring east wind, the ship got away from
the Texel December 27, 1779, and succeeded in
running the blockade of the British squadron oub