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Friday 8th June: Two English Seadogs, Three Skewered Sparrows, and the nocturnal exchange between the Oleander and the Hollyhocks.

June 15, 2007 David Hurley 1

Tonight saw the reenactment of two notable incidents from the annals of Britain’s glorious maritime history. The Royal Navy Frigate HMS Leeds, entered Hiroshima Bay, bombarded the harbour and destroyed the warehouses of local daimyo Itsuonuri Noda which were known to contain contraband such as unlicenced Overconfidence, bootlegged Lucky Strikes, [Read more…]