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'The Glorious 1st of June', 1794

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On this date Lord Howe achieved a victory over the French which was considered so important that on the return of the fleet to Spithead the King presented Howe with a gold chain and a sword valued at 3000 guineas.

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The British Navy Book
By Cyril Field
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