Published In: Writing & Speaking.
Published By: Gruszning
Date Published: 2014/05/06
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Any contention that the attack by the Russian fleet upon the Turkish fleet laying at anchor in Sinope harbour was conducted by stealth is entirely incorrect. For several days prior to advancing upon the Turkish fleet the presence of the Russian Black Sea fleet under the command of Admiral Nachimoff was known to the Turkish squadron within the harbour. Indeed, it is, given the events which transpired and those which as a matter of failure on behalf of the English Ambassadors in Constantinople and the Admirals in command of the two fleets, did not, it is fair to say . . . . .
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