HC Deb 08 March 1860 vol 157 c111

said, he rose to state that he had on a recent occasion, in the debates on the Navy Estimates, inadvertently mentioned Her Majesty's ship Cæsar as one of those on board of which there had been some disturbances. Since then he had received a letter from the captain of the Cæsar, expressive of his surprise and annoyance at this statement, and denying that it had any foundation in fact. He (Sir Charles Napier) therefore felt bound to say that he was very sorry he had made a statement which gave annoyance to the officers and crew of the Cæsar, and to stale that no disturbances had taken place on board that ship.