In a Russians v French war up game prior to Clotted Lard next month Jack and a few of the chaps got together to have a run through with Kiss Me Hardy. A short post, but one that gives a flavour of the look of the planned game for next month.
It was a staggering win for the Russians, we managed a significant drubbing of the felonious ‘Frenchies’, we certainly gave them what for in the way we lured them into raking our ships for us to be able to get them with a broadside or three.
As for the Maria scuppering the manoeuvres of the French ship of the line without engaging, well that Captain got a medal. As for the other half of the fleet manoeuvring behind the island? Well, if we'd had more time they were our cunning reserve just waiting for the right moment.
But as our objective was to still have half our ships survive the battle, we achieved our main objective, hence victory.
It was a shame my sub commander in the battle was accidentally shot for incompetence for hiding his
Thanks to Jack for running the Kiss me Hardy game for us. I did enjoy getting the Russian squadron