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Re: Last battle between sailing vessels

Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
Actually Aubrey would say, "Get the weather gauge."
It's spelled either way. "Gage" is a more archaic form that would likely have been used in Aubrey's time.

Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.

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