I’m going round in circles here!
I’m very well aware that I have a subjective POV but…Things just are not adding up.
So. We have John Elphinstone, an Orkney man, working closely with Samuel Greig, a Fife man, in the Imperial Navy.
Both are under the command of —
Wiki : Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov
Who just happens to be the brother of —
Wiki : Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov
Who featured in an older post of mine —
21st July 2019 – WHO ORIGINALLY OWNED THE ORLOV DIAMOND?
What did Alexei Orlov do to Elphinstone?
Admiral Elphinstone gets shafted and his fellow countryman and Admiral just carries on.
Bombarding Constantinople and everything else in the vicinity.
I don’t like it. Not One Little Bit :o(
But I may be wrong. Sigh.