Silk was a boatswain's mate aboard HMS Renown, during Hornblower's tour as lieutenant.
Silk played a part in the night attack on the gun battery at Scotchman's Bay on Santo Domingo by wielding an axe to take down the sally port into the gun emplacement.
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