While they were endeavouring to get up the harbour, a fire-ship was seen descending directly for the “Torbay.”
He proposed to send me on board one of the Torbay fishing-boats.
The town is irregularly built on the cliffs to the south of Torbay, and its harbour is sheltered by a breakwater.
On the fifth of November of the year 1688, William landed at Torbay.
In Torbay, too, was enacted what may be called the last scene of the war.
Torbay is noted as the place where Dutch William arrived in 1688.
This vessel had a successful time in landing cargoes to the east of Torbay without paying the lawful duty.
Perhaps it was part of the plan that the Sea-mew should lie in Torbay waiting for his escape.
In certain states of weather our fleet was forced to raise the blockade and run to Torbay or Plymouth.
Sir Alexander tells me they have been recommending you Torbay.