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The "Indomitable's" Commander ^ ~~Captain The Honorable Edward
Fairfax Vere, to give his full title
was a man ^ confirmed bachelor of forty or thereabouts,
a sailor of distinction even in a
time prolific of naval heroes. great ones renowned seamen. Though
allied to the highest higher nobility his
advancement had not been altogether
oweing to influences connected with
that circumstance. He had seen
much service, been in ^ many various various
engagements, always acquitting
but mindful of the welfare of his men himself as an officer of sound
^ just to ^ mindful of the wellfare of his men, but never tolerating an infraction ^ of discipline,
judgement and cool intrepidity
thoroughly versed in the science of his
profession, ^ and and intrepid to the verge of temerity
50 61 93 74
The "Indomitable's" Commander ^ ~~Captain The Honorable Edward
Fairfax Vere, to give his full title
was a man ^ confirmed bachelor of forty or thereabouts,
a sailor of distinction even in a
time prolific of naval heroes. great ones renowned seamen. Though
allied to the highest higher nobility his
advancement had not been altogether
oweing to influences connected with
that circumstance. He had seen
much service, been in ^ many various various
engagements, always acquitting
but mindful of the welfare of his men himself as an officer of sound
^ just to ^ mindful of the wellfare of his men, but never tolerating an infraction ^ of discipline,
judgement and cool intrepidity
thoroughly versed in the science of his
profession, ^ and and intrepid to the verge of temerity

Transcribed by: John Bryant