Collins, Craig; Bloomfield, Sally
ON SUNDAY, 28 April 1816, the Reverend Robert Knopwood noted this:
Very unwell. Unable to perform D.V. [Divine] Service. I sent for
Mr Luttrell. Many of the officers called and sent to know how I was.
A signal was made for a brig from the south. Rain.1
The signal seen by Knopwood at Battery Point was relayed by a flag
raised on the summit of Mount Nelson, where the guard commanded a full
view of Storm Bay and the entrance to the River Derwent. The approaching
ship was soon identified as...[Show more]
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